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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales.

Usage examples (32)
  • Meat and soup should only be given, when desquamation has fairly begun.
  • The packs, once a day, should be continued about a week after desquamation.
  • It is most contagious at the height of the disease and during desquamation.
  • The desquamation when present is finer than in either measles or scarlet fever. for more
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