Origin of scute
How to use scute in a sentence
Their body is compressed and not covered with ordinary scales, but with small juxtaposed scutes.
Variation and relative growth in the plastral scutes of the turtle Kinosternon integrum LeConte.The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico|William E. Duellman
In the genus Birkenia the head and body are completely covered by tubercular scutes.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
The costal scutes join the marginal scutes on the marginal plates.A New Extinct Emydid Turtle from the Lower Pliocene of Oklahoma|Edwin C. Galbreath
The scutes of some extinct forms articulate with one another by a peg and socket arrangement as in some Ganoid fish.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds