The scarfskin or epidermis. See Skin.
The outermost skin or pellicle of a plant, found especially in leaves and young stems.
Outermost layer of skin (aka epidermis) or the fold of skin at the base of the fingernail. Hair cuticles are the outermost layer of the hair shaft which overlap like shingles. When healthy and lying flat, these cuticles impart sheen to the hair.
The outermost layer of a hair shaft; also, the thick, noncellular covering on the surface of a roundworm (nematode) parasite.
Parafins deposited as part of the epidermis. Forms a barrier to water movement out of the tissue.
the hard outer part of a hair
In animals, a multilayered, extracellular, external body covering, usually composed of fibrous molecules such as chitin or collagen, and sometimes strengthened by the deposition of minerals such as calcium carbonate.
In the gut of arthropods, a lining secreted by epithelial cells of the foregut, or hindgut that consists of chitinous and non-chitinous materials. Also refers to the outer layers of nematode bodies and to the exoskeleton of arthropods.
Forms a continuous layer (except for the stomata) over the whole epidermis of the leaf, making it much less permeable to water vapour and other gases.
Surface layer of wool and hair fibres consisting of overlapping scales.
the skin overlapping finger and toe nails, which acts as a protective layer; also the outermost layer of the hair shaft.
(1) In plants, a waxy, clear, non-living covering on the surface of stems and leaves which reduces desiccation and provides protection. (2) In arthropods, the exoskeleton, consisting of layers of protein and chitin, that reduces disiccation in terrestrial forms.
Outer scale-like surface of the alpaca fiber, visible only under electronic microscope.
waxy coating that protects the leaf
n. (L. cutis, skin) a continuous layer of fatty substances covering over the outer surfaces of the epidermis of plants; it contains cutin and protects against water and gases.
A thin proteinaceous layer that covers the eggshell.
The waxy layer covering the outer epidermal layer of a plant.
The waxy covering on leaves or fruit, which protects the tissue against excess moisture loss.
the hardened, wax-coated body covering of insects.
water-repellent waxy covering (cutin) of epidermal cells of plant parts such as leaves, stems, and fruits; The outer sheath or membrane of nematodes.
The layer of dead, keratinized cells that surrounds the shaft of a hair; for nails, see eponychium.
The cuticle is a thin layer of waxy material composed of cutin that is secreted by the epidermal cells. All cells in the epidermis contain this, even the guard cells. It makes the cells water proof and protects the stem from loss of water and invasion by fungal spores, insects, and bacteria. DIAGRAMS: Leaf Cross-section / Hydathode PHOTOS: 1-Year Tilia Stem 6-Year Tilia Stem 1 / 6-Year Tilia Stem 2
An extra-cellular material secreted by plant cells that restricts water movement. It is composed of a fatty substance called cutin.
the continuous layer of cutin secreted by the epidermis, it prevents plant desiccation by being impervious to water and gas exchange and covers the aerial parts of the plant body, broken only by stomata and lenticels.
the external skeletal structure of the insect body. The cuticle is secreted by the epidermis, is composed of chitin and protein and consists of several differentiated layers.
a waxy, protective layer on the surfaces of the leaves and stems of plants
the hardened outer "skin" of insects. It is shed during molting.
layer of cutin found in some plant cell walls to reduce water loss, as well as restrict entry of carbon dioxide.
Outter area of hair
the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
The outer layer of cells of a fiber which are hard, flattened and do not fit together evenly and whose tips point away from the fiber shaft forming serrated edges. These serrated edges cause the fibers to grip together during processing and manufacturing. See also Scales
a hair's outer layer, made up of flattened, overlapping cells
The outermost region of a hair composed of layers of overlapping scales.
Noncellular organic outer layer of body wall secreted by columnar epithelium of bud; composed of mucopolysaccharides in glycoproteinic frame, hardened by a tanning process (Boardman & Cheetham, 1983). ( Not "chitinous")
The basic outer layer of the hair shaft consisting of interlocking hard keratin cells, the cuticle offers protection from dryness and penetration by foreign substances. This layer may be damaged by excessive brushing as well as overexposure to harsh solutions.The basic outer layer of the hair shaft consisting of interlocking hard keratin cells, the cuticle offers protection from dryness and penetration by foreign substances. This layer may be damaged by excessive brushing as well as overexposure to harsh solutions.
hardened or membranous protective layer covering the body of many invertebrates especially arthropods.
the skin that is attached to the base of the nails.
Known as the outer layer hair shaft, this portion of the hair shaft contains layers of cells that are connected to the inner root shaft.
the outermost layer of the hair shaft, made up of six to eight layers of dead cell remnants. The cuticle serves as a protective barrier for the inner layers of hair.
Forensics]. With hair evidence, the outer layer of the hair which is composed of overlapping scales.
is the outermost layer of the hair, comprising hard, flat, overlapping cells.
The outer coat of the seed. See Testa. The outer "dead" layer of the epidermis, usually wax-like.
(1) a waxy covering on the surface of stems and leaves that acts as an adaptation to prevent desiccation in terrestrial plants. (2) the exoskeleton of an arthropod, consisting of layers of protein and chitin that are variously modified for different functions.
outermost covering of insect
waxy external covering of a plant or insect; the epidermis.
1. Impermeable layer made of cutan on the outer surface of the epidermis of plants. 2. Hard protecting layer covering the epidermis of arthropods.
A nonliving outer layer covering all or part of an organism.
The outside surface of a human hair, which contains "imbrications" or overlapping scale-like features. In wigs, this layer is usually removed by chemical means to minimize tangling. Remi (Remy) hair and Virgin hair are harvested with the cuticle going in the same direction, and the cuticle remains intact during the wigmaking process. DEMI-WIG: A partial hairpiece which covers most of the hair, and which allows you to wear your front hair pulled out over the cap and mixed with the wig hair to create length and/or fullness in the style. See also 3/4-WIGS and FALLS.
A thin, waxy, protective layer covering the surface of the stems and leaves of land plants. A necessary adaptation to life on land, the cuticle is composed of a complex mixture of fatty acid derivatives with waterproofing qualities that protect the plant from excessive water loss and dessication in a dry atmosphere. A cuticle first appeared in the liverworts. | Picture
outer sheaths or surface of hair, consisting of overlapping scales of keratin protein, which gives hair luster and shine and provides some of its strength.
A film composed of wax and cutin that occurs on the external surface of plant stems and leaves and helps to prevent water loss.
True cuticle is the layer of translucent or colorless skin that is constantly being shed from the underside of the proximal nail fold.
Outer layer ("skin") of a parasite.
ku-Teh-kull) The outer skin, epidermis, shell, or exoskeleton of an arthropod.
the thin skin of the plant. This is thicker and waxy to maintain moisture in emersed growth
the non-cellular outer covering of the body wall of an insect.
1. A thin, waxy layer on the outer wall of epidermal cells consisting primarily of wax and cutin. (). 2. Noncellular exterior covering of nematodes. ( 14)
A waxy covering over the epidermis of the above-ground portion of land plants that reduces water loss from plant surfaces.
the outer layer of the epidermis, which is often waxy
The cuticle is the tissue that overlaps the nail plane and is around the base of the nail.
a waxy coating secreted by cells of a plantÕs epidermis to prevent water from leaving the plant
The tissue that overlaps the nail plate and surrounds the base of the nail.
a non-living waxy layer that covers the cactus stem and helps to reduce water loss.
Collectively, the thick, outer walls of the cells that form the epidermis.
The outer surface of hair, composed of overlapping scales made of colorless keratin protein. It gives hair luster and shine and also provides some of its strength.
The outer layer of hair, typically comprised of 6-8 layers of overlapping cells.
The tissue that overlaps your nail plate at the base of your nail.
In plants, a layer of waxy substance on the outer surface of epidermal cell walls. In animals, the outermost layer of many invertebrates.
Non-cellular outer portion of the integument (skin).
protective, waxy layer covering plant surfaces
Outer sheath or membrane of a nematode or plant. (2)
Noncellular, multilayered, variously ornamented layer covering outer surface of body and extending into both foregut and rectum.
Waxy, fatty material that covers plant surfaces such as leaves.
an impermeable layer of cutin on the outer walls of epidermal cells
Part of the epidermis; produces cutin, a waxy substance that protects a leaf from dehydration and disease.
The epidermis; the thin outermost layer of the skin or hair; the outermost part of the epidermis; consists of thinned, hardened, dead cells and the protein cement that holds them together. Also the hard protective skin around the base of finger and toe nails.
Translucent outer layer of the hair shaft consisting of overlapping scales.
the stiffened exoskeleton of an arthropod, composed of protein, the polysaccharide chitin, and sometimes calcium carbonate. It is frequently waterproofed with surface waxes. The cuticle is periodically molted to allow for growth
the surface layer of the cap or stem, usually distinct from the flesh
The cuticle is the outer, non-cellular layer of an insects chitinous exoskeleton.