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chitin, chitinous, chitinized

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (C)
No Taxon chitin, chitinous, chitinized
Pronunciation
Kye-tun
Identification
chitin noun, adjective chitinous - a structural carbohydrate polymer which is a major component of the exoskeleton of arthropods.
chitinized adjective - having more chitin than normal, and therefore harder and stiffer.
See Also
chitin
Internet References
Wikipedia--Chitin