Definition of Scute. Meaning of Scute. Synonyms of Scute

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Definition of Scute

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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The scute-snouted calyptotis (Calyptotis scutirostrum) is a species of skink found in New South Wales and Queensland in Australia. Shea, G.; Wilson, S...
- mesoplastra, which separates them from the Pelomedusidae. The cervical scute is usually present, though it is absent in some species of Elseya and Myuchelys...
- scute, and the supracaudal is undivided, and curved inward in the male; the shields are strongly striated concentrically. The first vertebral scute is...
- Achaete-scute complex homolog 2 (Drosophila), also known as ASCL2, is an imprinted human gene. This gene is a member of the basic helix-loop-helix (BHLH)...
- were each covered by a single keratinized scute, unlike osteoderms of armadillos, which have more than one scute. A study of pampathere jaw biomechanics...
- Tail, centrum, and scute fragments...