elytrin

elytrin
elytrin
(ˈɛlɪtrɪn)
[f. elytr-on + -in.]
‘The form of chitin which composes the elytra of insects’ (Syd. Soc. Lex.).

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  • Elytrin — El y*trin, n. [From {Elytrum}.] (Chem.) See {Chitin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • elytrin — n. [Gr. elytron, sheath; L. ine, compound] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Coleoptera, the chitinized composition of the body surface covering …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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