Synonyms of cuticle


1. cuticle, skin, tegument, cutis

usage: the dead skin at the base of a fingernail or toenail

2. epidermis, cuticle, stratum

usage: the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates

3. carapace, shell, cuticle, shield, scute

usage: hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles

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