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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of being covered in small, more or less flattened, rigid, and definitely circumscribed plates forming part of the external body covering of an animal

Usage examples (25)
  • An overabundance of dead skin causes an uncomfortable build up of scaliness and lesions plaques.
  • In this condition, whenever the hair is brushed or combed scaliness increases, often followed by itching and the scalp may become red from scratching.
  • The average person, who has psoriasis, may just have a little bit of redness and scaliness on the knees and on the elbows, but not typically in the other areas.
  • There was a suggestion of scaliness about it, as if the owner had dwelt long under conditions almost antithetical to those conditions under which human life ordinarily... for more
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