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desquamation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Desquamation  \Des`qua*ma"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  desquamation.]  (Med.) 
  The  separation  or  shedding  of  the  cuticle  or  epidermis  in  the 
  form  of  flakes  or  scales;  exfoliation,  as  of  bones. 




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