1. [syn: skin, tegument, cutis]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Tegument \Teg"u*ment\, n. [L. tegumentum, from tegere to cover.
See Thatch, n., and cf. Detect, Protect.]
1. A cover or covering; an integument.
2. Especially, the covering of a living body, or of some part
or organ of such a body; skin; hide.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of
touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body" [syn:
skin, tegument, cutis]