Definition of integumentary in US English:

integumentary

adjective

  • See integument

    • ‘We'll be studying the integumentary system first.’
    • ‘Hand lotions can provide a therapeutic measure, preventing dehydration, desquamation, loss of skin lipids, and damage to the integumentary system.’
    • ‘As a result, their integumentary system may be compromised.’
    • ‘Severe hand irritation was defined as one or more full-thickness cracks or other integumentary breaks on the hands' surfaces.’
    • ‘Almost all early integumentary systems have some kind of laminar bone or cartilage as a base layer.’

Pronunciation

integumentary

/ɪnˌtɛɡjəˈmɛn(t)əri//inˌteɡyəˈmen(t)ərē/