exoskeleton Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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exoskeletonnoun [C]

uk   /ˌek.səʊˈskel.ɪ.tən/  us   /ˌek.soʊˈskel.ət̬ən/ specialized
a hard ​outerlayer that ​covers, ​supports, and ​protects the ​body of an invertebrateanimal such as an ​insect or crustacean
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(Definition of exoskeleton from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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exoskeletonnoun [C]

 /ˌek·soʊˈskel·ɪ·tən/
biology a hard ​outerlayer that ​covers and ​protects the ​body of some ​animals such as ​insects
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