desquamation

Shedding of outer layer of skin (squames) or of cells from other epithelia.

Desquamation

The peeling or shedding of the epidermis.
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Desquamation

The peeling or shedding of the epidermis. This type of skin condition can be treated by a dermatologist such as Dr. Miller.
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Desquamation

- the detachment of cells from the surface of an epithelium.
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desquamation

[n] - loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales
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Desquamation

a peeling of gingival tissue; in cases of desquamative gingivitis, the tissues may appear smooth and shiny, with patches of bright red and gray. Surface tissue may peel away, exposing a raw, bleeding, painful surface.
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Desquamation

The process of removing scaly crusts which form on a surface.
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desquamation

Shedding of an outer layer of skin in scales or shreds.
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Desquamation

Desquamation: The shedding of the outer layers of the skin. For example, once the rash of measles fades, there is desquamation. The word comes from the Latin 'desquamare' meaning 'to scrape the scales off a fish.'
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Desquamation

Des`qua·ma'tion noun [ Confer French desquamation .] (Medicine) The separation or shedding of the cuticle or epidermis in the form of flakes or scales; exfoliation, as of bones.
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desquamation

<dermatology> The shedding of epithelial elements, chiefly of the skin, in scales or small sheets, exfoliation. ... Origin: L. De = from, squama = scale ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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desquamation

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

(des″kwә-ma´shәn) the shedding (exfoliation) of epithelial elements, chiefly of the skin, in scales or sheets. adj., desquam´ative., adj.
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Desquamation

• (n.) The separation or shedding of the cuticle or epidermis in the form of flakes or scales; exfoliation, as of bones.
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desquamation

(from the article `scarlet fever`) ...has a rough, sandpaper-like texture. This scarlet rash usually covers the entire body except for the area around the mouth, which remains pale. ...
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desquamation

(L. de from + squama scale) the shedding of epithelial elements, chiefly of the skin, in scales or small sheets; exfoliation.
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desquamation

desquamation 1. The loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales. 2. Etymology: from the Latin desquamare, meaning 'to scrape the scales off a fish'. For example, once the rash of measles fades, there is desquamation.
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desquamation

Type: Term Pronunciation: des′kwă-mā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The shedding of the cuticle in scales or of the outer layer of any surface.
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Desquamation

Shedding (peeling-off) of scales or sheets of stratum corneum.
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Desquamation

Desquamation ({ety|la|desquamare|to scrape the scales off a fish}), also called skin peeling, is the shedding of the outermost membrane or layer of a tissue, such as the skin. ==Skin== Normal, nonpathologic desquamation of the skin occurs when keratinocytes, after moving typically over about 14 days, are individually shed unnoticeably. In patholog...
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DESQUAMATION

a peeling of gingival tissue; in cases of desquamative gingivitis, the tissues may appear smooth and shiny, with patches of bright red and gray. Surface tissue may peel away, exposing a raw, bleeding, painful surface.
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