Its usual plan is, to insinuate itself between the epidermal membranes of the leaf, close to one of the edges.
(g) The baleen of whales also belongs to the epidermal exoskeleton.
The sculpturing due to the epidermal shields is very obvious on the carapace.
The crural glands, which occur in many terrestrial Arthropods, are epidermal in origin and totally distinct from the coxal glands.
Two other sets of structures belong also to the epidermal exoskeleton, viz.
The different species have characteristic tubes, formed by mucus secreted by epidermal glands.
epidermal cells small, with sinuous walls: all the cell-walls contain silica.
The epidermal cells in this series have sinuous thickened walls, and here and there small tooth-like hairs.
The few publications discussing growth in turtles express conflicting views as to the exact mode of growth of epidermal laminae.
The seeds are extensively used on account of the mucilage of the outer surface (epidermal cells).
epidermis ep·i·der·mis (ěp'ĭ-dûr'mĭs)
The nonvascular outer protective layer of the skin, covering the dermis.
The outside layers of the skin.