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noun [C] uk   /ˌek.səʊˈskel.ɪ.tən/ us    /ˌek.soʊˈskel.ət̬ən/ specialized
a hard outer layer that covers, supports, and protects the body of an invertebrate animal such as an insect or crustacean
Bone structures
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