[ in-teg-yuh-men-tuh-ree ]
/ ɪnˌtɛg yəˈmɛn tə ri /


of, relating to, or like an integument.

Origin of integumentary

First recorded in 1835–45; integument + -ary

OTHER WORDS FROM integumentary

sub·in·teg·u·men·ta·ry, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for integumentary

  • In this way contraction of the body, aided by the integumentary denticles, will secure their entrance into the nasal cavities.

    Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
  • In my original specimens the integumentary spines had fallen, probably as a result of post-mortem decomposition.

    Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
  • The integumentary folds over the nasal bones of the chick appear on or about the tenth day.