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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 turtle, the skin of
- the achaete-scute complex (as-c) is a group of four genes (achaete, scute, lethal of scute, and asense) in the fruit fly drosophila melanogaster. these
- 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 homolog in drosophila
- mesoplastra, which separates them from the pelomedusidae. the cervical scute is usually present, though it is absent in some species of elseya and myuchelys
- permian shangshihezi formation of china. it is known from a single bony scute from jiyuan in henan province, ascribed to the type species jiyuanitectum
- s**** there may be a cervical scute (sometimes incorrectly called a nuchal scute) however the presence or absence of this scute is highly variable, even within
- destruction and fragmentation. identification: a scute right behind the head is absent and the second scute along the vertebral column is located at the highest
- for the roman shield, see scutum (shield). for the zootomical term, see scute. scutum is a small constellation introduced in the seventeenth century.