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Cuticular   Listen
adjective
Cuticular  adj.  Pertaining to the cuticle, or external coat of the skin; epidermal.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Cuticular" Quotes from Famous Books



... exceptionally high 'ash' with large proportion of silica—to determine whether there are any grounds for assuming the existence of silicon-organic compounds in the plant, the analogues of carbon compounds. The conclusions arrived at are entirely negative. In reference to the second assumption that the cuticular tissues of cereal straws, of esparto, of the bamboo, owe their special properties to siliceous components, it has been shown by direct experiment upon the former that their rigidity and resistance to water are in no way affected by cultivation in a silica-free medium. In other words, ...
— Researches on Cellulose - 1895-1900 • C. F. Cross



Words linked to "Cuticular" :   cuticle, epidermic, cuticula



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