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exuviation


exuviation


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exuviation  \Ex*u`vi*a"tion\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  rejecting  or  casting  off  of  some  part  more  particularly, 
  the  outer  cuticular  layer,  as  the  shells  of  crustaceans, 
  skins  of  snakes,  etc.;  molting;  ecdysis.