Noun(1) a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
(1) The similarity of the bacterial floras associated with the apical surface of the parasite tegument and the intestine of the host should be noted.(2) The labellum indument resembles, although superficially, that of the hairy areas of an insect tegument .(3) A microvillous tegument was appreciated overlying a thin layer of smooth muscle and a single row of stromal cells.(4) In four out of eight cultures from human cases of tegumentary leishmaniasis performed, the ethiological agent of ‘espundia’ was isolated.(5) The rim of oral sucker was interrupted laterally by tegumental spines extending into the inner surface.(6) The content of the carbohydrate rich discoid granules are thought to contribute to the cytoplasm material of the tegument syncytium, and may fuse with the tegumental pits.(7) In Brazil, American tegumentary leishmaniasis is mainly caused by the protozoan parasite Leishmania braziliensis.(8) The currents of these ion-channels may cross the double bilayer of the outer tegumental membrane.(9) Other known physiological effects observed for this substance include cardioacceleration in cockroaches and migration of tegumentary and retinal distal pigments in crustaceans.(10) Lesions in tegumentary leishmaniasis have a variable duration and are notoriously heterogeneous, even during the early stages of the disease.(11) After thawing, the outer tegumental membrane complex was removed by the method of Roberts et al..(12) Actin is also present in areas recovering from damage, implying an important role for this structural protein in tegumental repair.(13) The queens have more abdominal tegumentary glands than the workers, which apparently are the source of the new cuticular compounds.
1. cutis ::
2. skin ::
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