Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Sclerotization

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2837

 Quinone-Tanning. This is the conversion of soft proteinaceous material to hard and resistant covers. This process is found in specimens of many phyla of the living organisms.

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