situs n. [L. situs, place] The locality; site; situation; relative position.
skeletal duplicature (ARTHRO: Crustacea) In some Cephalo-carida, the outer chitinous body covering that is shed during ecdysis.
skeleton n. [Gr. skeletos, dried, body] A hardened frame work of an organism functioning for support and protection of softer parts; may be external or internal and solid or jointed. skeletal a.
skin n. [ON. skinn, skin] The cuticle; the covering.
skin bodies (SIPUN) A group of glandular cells often present on the surface of the trunk.
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