Definition of osteodermal in English:

osteodermal

adjective

Zoology
  • Having bony plates or spicules in the skin; designating or consisting of osteoderms.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science. From osteo- + dermal. Compare earlier osteodermatous and slightly later osteodermous.

Pronunciation

osteodermal

/ˌɒstɪə(ʊ)ˈdəːml/