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OTHER WORDS FROM chitinchi·tin·ous, chi·tin·oid, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for chitin
The chitin of the shell is covered with silicious particles of diverse size.Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole|Gary N. Calkins
If you had no bones, you would be glad to have your skin hardened with chitin.The Insect Folk|Margaret Warner Morley
Transverse muscles, running parallel to the unyielding plates of chitin or horn could accomplish nothing.The Whence and the Whither of Man|John Mason Tyler
Its head is probably too thickly coated with chitin to excite their discharge.Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa|Nelson Annandale
The cuticle is a dead substance, and is composed in large part of chitin.