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desqua·ma·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. desquamation, peeling, sheddingnoun

    loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales

Wiktionary

  1. desquamationnoun

    The shedding of the outer layers of the skin. For example, once the rash of measles fades, there is desquamation.

    Etymology: The word comes from the desquamare meaning "to scrape the scales off a fish."

Webster Dictionary

  1. Desquamationnoun

    the separation or shedding of the cuticle or epidermis in the form of flakes or scales; exfoliation, as of bones

    Etymology: [Cf. F. desquamation.]

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  1. Desquamation

    Desquamation, also called skin peeling, is the shedding of the outermost membrane or layer of a tissue, such as the skin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of desquamation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of desquamation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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