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Pronunciation: (kī'tin), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/chitin.html on line 75 [key]
n. Biochem.
a nitrogen-containing polysaccharide, related chemically to cellulose, that forms a semitransparent horny substance and is a principal constituent of the exoskeleton, or outer covering, of insects, crustaceans, and arachnids.

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