Desquamate

• (v. i.) To peel off in the form of scales; to scale off, as the skin in certain diseases.
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desquamate

peel off verb peel off in scales; `dry skin desquamates`
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Desquamate

Des'qua·mate intransitive verb [ Latin desquamatus , past participle of desquamare to scale off; de- + squama scale.] (Medicine) To peel off in the form of scales; to scale off, as the skin in certain diseases.
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Desquamate

Desquamate: To shed the outer layers of the skin. Although it may sound somewhat fishy, the word 'desquamate' comes from the Latin 'desquamare' meaning 'to scrape the scales off a fish.'
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desquamate

to scale or flake off
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desquamate

Type: Term Pronunciation: des′kwă-māt Definitions: 1. To shred, peel, or scale off, as the casting off of the epidermis in scales or shreds, or the shedding of the outer layer of any surface.
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desquamate

[v] - peel off in scales
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