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1. cuticle

noun. ['ˈkjuːtəkəl, ˈkjuːtɪkəl'] hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles.

Synonyms

  • mollusc
  • cuticula
  • carapace
  • shellfish
  • mollusk
  • turtle
  • shield
  • arthropod
  • shell

Antonyms

  • lose

Etymology

  • cuticula (Latin)

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Rhymes with Cuticle

  • biopharmaceutical
  • pharmaceutical

How do you pronounce cuticle?

Pronounce cuticle as ˈkjutɪkəl.

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Sentences with cuticle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Smooth out any bumps by running your finger from cuticle to end over the filter.

Quotes about cuticle


1. I think it's kinda nice.' And I did. my mom isn't famous for her pies. No, she's famous for defusing a nuclear device in Brussels with only a pair of cuticle scissors and a ponytail holder. Somehow, at the moment, pies seemed cooler.
- Ally Carter, I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You

2. cuticle

noun. ['ˈkjuːtəkəl, ˈkjuːtɪkəl'] the dead skin at the base of a fingernail or toenail.

Synonyms

  • tegument
  • skin

Etymology

  • cuticula (Latin)

3. cuticle

noun. ['ˈkjuːtəkəl, ˈkjuːtɪkəl'] the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates.

Synonyms

  • pallium
  • stratum basale
  • stratum lucidum
  • stratum
  • mantle
  • tegument
  • stratum granulosum
  • cutis
  • stratum corneum
  • epidermal cell
  • horny layer
  • stratum germinativum
  • skin
  • rete Malpighii
  • malpighian layer
  • corneum

Etymology

  • cuticula (Latin)
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