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Definition of Exuviae

Exuviae
Exuviae Ex*u"vi*[ae], n. pl. [L., fr. exuere to draw out or off, to pull off.] 1. (Zo["o]l) Cast skins, shells, or coverings of animals; any parts of animals which are shed or cast off, as the skins of snakes, the shells of lobsters, etc. 2. (Geol.) The fossil shells and other remains which animals have left in the strata of the earth.

Meaning of Exuviae from wikipedia

- In biology, exuviae are the remains of an exoskeleton and related structures that are left after ecdysozoans (including insects, crustaceans and arachnids)...
- covering is formed. The remnants of the old, empty exoskeleton are called exuviae. After moulting, an arthropod is described as teneral, a callow; it is...
- Ecdysis: a dragonfly has emerged from its dry exuviae and is expanding its wings. Like other arthropods, its body is divided into segments....
- urchins are called "tests", and the moulted s**** of crabs and lobsters are exuviae. While most seas**** are external, some cephalopods have internal s****...
- The discarded exoskeleton (exuviae) of dragonfly nymph...
- Arthropleura are believed to be exuviae (molting s****) instead of carc****es. The well preservation of its thin exuviae, buttressing plates around the...
- cotton, dead insects, linen, silk, leftover crumbs, or even their own exuviae (moulted exoskeleton). During famine, a silverfish may even consume leather...
- reached after 6 moults. Some species have been known to eat their own exuviae after moulting Over 9,950 species of amphipods are currently recognised...
- skins) on a nearby plant for the last time, and emerge as adults. The exuviae or abandoned exoskeletons remain, still clinging to the bark of the tree...
- JewishEncyclopedia.com". Jewishencyclopedia.com. Retrieved 24 August 2017. Exuviae Costantinopolitanae, Genève 1878, t. II, pp. 214 and 223 and p****im Al-Kulayni...