from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Conversion into chitin; the act or process of being chitinized.
  • noun The state of being chitinized; hardness of the integuments resulting from the presence of chitin.
  • noun Also spelled chitinisation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The process of becoming chitinous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The process of becoming chitinous.


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