Translation of integument in Spanish:

integument

tegumento, n.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈtɛɡjʊm(ə)nt//ɪnˈtɛɡjəmənt/

noun

formal

  • 1

    tegumento masculine formal
    • The outer integument remains two cell layers thick throughout development and does not contribute to the micropyle.
    • During development of the ovule, the inner of the two integuments disappears, while the outer integument differentiates into different layers of the seed coat.
    • Legumes possess highly differentiated seed coats that arise from the inner and outer integuments of the ovule.
    • The integument is a layer of tissue found in all seeds; it is produced by the parent plant, and develops into the seed coat.
    • Hosts may be infected via the integument or via the gut epithelium.