cuticula

[ kyoo-tik-yuh-luh ]
/ kyuˈtɪk yə lə /

noun, plural cu·tic·u·lae [kyoo-tik-yuh-lee]. /kyuˈtɪk yəˌli/.

Zoology. cuticle (def. 4).

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Origin of cuticula

1615–25; <New Latin, Latin; see cuticle
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British Dictionary definitions for cuticula

cuticula
/ (kjuːˈtɪkjʊlə) /

noun plural -lae (-liː)

anatomy cuticle

Word Origin for cuticula

C18: from Latin; see cuticle
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