Carapace

Definition of Carapace

Car´a`pace   Pronunciation: kăr´å`pās
n.1.(Zool.) The thick shell or shield which covers the back of the tortoise, or turtle, the crab, and other crustaceous animals.

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armor, chitin, cortex, elytron, episperm, lorica, lorication, mail, pericarp, plate, protective covering, scute, scutum, shell, shield, test, testa, thick skin
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