Definition of Scute. Meaning of Scute. Synonyms of Scute

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Definition of Scute

Scute Scute, n. [L. scutum a shield, a buckler. See Scudo.] 1. A small shield. [Obs.] --Skelton. 2. An old French gold coin of the value of 3s. 4d. sterling, or about 80 cents. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A bony scale of a reptile or fish; a large horny scale on the leg of a bird, or on the belly of a snake.

Meaning of Scute from wikipedia

- a scute or scutum (latin scutum, plural: scuta 'shield ') is a bony external plate or scale overlaid with horn, as on the s**** of a
- scales: some species are covered instead by scute s. others have no outer covering on the skin. most fish are covered in a protective layer
- the achaete-scute complex (as-c) is a group of four genes (achaete, scute, lethal of scute, and asense) in the fruit fly drosophila
- at the anterior of the s**** there may be a cervical scute (sometimes incorrectly called a nuchal scute) however the presence or absence
- achaete-scute homolog 1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the ascl1 gene because it was discovered subsequent to studies on its
- achaete-scute complex homolog 2 (drosophila), also known as ascl2, is an imprinted human gene - section_title , summary_text this gene
- gular scute , or gular projection, in turtles and tortoises. gular fold in lizards. gular skin , or gular sac, in birds and some gibbons and
- including the upper surface of the scute being covered in ridges that are mostly oriented perpendicular to the midline, and the absence of
- in most turtles, the outer layer of the s**** is covered by horny scales called scute s that are part of its outer skin, or epidermis .
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