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the exterior protective or supporting structure or shell of many animals (especially invertebrates) including bony or horny parts such as nails or scales or hoofs

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Calcium concentration in seawater and exoskeletal calcification in the blue crab, Callinectus sapidus.
They are exoskeletal, and possessing an external skeleton is one of the features that limits the size they can attain--though Hadogenes troglodytes from southern Africa can attain a length of 20cm and Heterometrus swammerdami found in India grows to a record size of 23cm.
8) This exoskeletal structure is composed primarily of chitin, glucan, mannan, and glycoproteins, (9) of which glucan is an important component used in the Fungitell assay.
Healthcare professionals at the CFI met this request with a custom orthosis, the Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis (IDEO).
ii) For Instrumental Activities of Daily Living or IADLs: robots that provide support for ADL, such as meal preparation, laundry, shopping, telephone use; exoskeletal robotic suits and wheelchairs are examples of this class, too.
The ReWalk Exoskeletal Walking System for Persons with Paraplegia (VA_ReWalk).
The applied I beams for the vast interior volume in the project's largest space, the Deposito, are painted bright orange and aligned both horizontally and vertically, creating a kind of exoskeletal grid set against the light-colored concrete.
On the exoskeletal surface of these animals, we found file-like structures that are most probably the acoustic organs.
The natural course of events: Exoskeletal Trilogy (second volume).
To better study how the seahorse tail works, Porter and his team designed and built two artificial exoskeletal tails--one made up of four, overlapping L-shaped plates like a seahorse tail, and a similar one made with quarter-circles instead of right angles.
Effects of lower-body exoskeletal device on metabolic cost and gait biomechanics during load carriage.
Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis; IDEOTM) [16], which will be a permanent assistive device requiring maintenance and replacements through the military or civilian system.
Blanck's innovative Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis (IDEO) technology has helped hundreds of veterans return to active duty after suffering leg injuries.
pectoralis (otoliths, vertebrae, and cranial bone fragments), and a small amount of crustacean exoskeletal material (representing 1 pasiphaeid shrimp, cf.
Blanck developed the so-called Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis.