Definition of ecdysial in English:

ecdysial

adjective

Zoology
  • See ecdysis

    • ‘Passonneau and Williams have described in the developing cecropia silkworm an 'ecdysial membrane' situated between pupal and adult cuticles.’
    • ‘The ecdysial suture is the region of the arthropod exoskeleton that splits to allow the animal to emerge during ecdysis.’

Pronunciation

ecdysial

/ɛkˈdɪzɪəl/