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desquamate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Desquamate  \Des"qua*mate\,  v.  i.  [L.  desquamatus  p.  p.  of 
  desquamare  to  scale  off  de-  +  squama  scale.]  (Med.) 
  To  peel  off  in  the  form  of  scales;  to  scale  off  as  the  skin 
  in  certain  diseases. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  desquamate 
  v  :  peel  off  in  scales;  of  skin  [syn:  {peel  off}] 




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