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hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
case, plate, sheath, casing, armor, lorication, hull, shell, crust, husk, sheathing.
Examples of usage:
The silica is deposited in the skeleton of a sponge or a radiolaria, the shell of a foraminifera or the carapace of a crustacean, or unites with phosphorus to form the bones of a vertebrate.
- "The Mechanism of Life", Stéphane Leduc.
We fashion their bodies into soup and their carapace into combs for the hair, and tinged drops for the ear, and bracelets for the wrist.
- "Around The Tea-Table", T. De Witt Talmage.
A good many people seem to be born inside a hard carapace which cannot expand; and it protects them from the sensitive apprehension of injury and hurt, which is in reality the only condition of growth.
- "The Silent Isle", Arthur Christopher Benson.
- carpace (60%)
- carapice (40%)
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