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scute

[skyüt]
(invertebrate zoology)
A cornified, epithelial, scalelike structure in lizards and snakes.
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caninus usually has more lateral-line scutes. Differences in development of hyperostosis (Table 1) are the most useful distinguishing characters (see comparisons in account of C.
inflata from the Gray Site in Tennessee, but the gular scute areas of the bones are not as extruded.
On its ventral surface are two sulci dividing the epiplastron into three parts: the gular, humeral, and pectoral scutes. The first sulcus separates the gular scute from the humeral scute, and the second sulcus weakly marks the separation of the humeral scute from a small visible part of the pectoral.
To measure turtle carapace temperature (Tc), we secured Thermochron iButton dataloggers (model DS1921G, Dallas Semiconductor) layered in black plastic coating to a single carapacial scute adjacent to the transmitter.
Sun, "Micellar electrokinetic chromatography for separation of a mixture of coptis alkaloids, scute flavonoids, and rhubarb anthraquinones and bianthrones," Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, vol.
Among them, Huangqin-Tang (HQT) is a well-known classical formula which derived from Shang Han Lun, consisting of four ingredients: the roots of Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi (scute), Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch (licorice), Paeonia lactiflora Pall.