desquamate definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To shed, peel, or come-off in scales. Used of epidermis.
    • To remove by means of scales; to scale down, given that skin using diseases.
  • verb:
    • To drop or peel
    • peel off in scales
  • others:
    • To scale off; peel off; exfoliate; be shed, cast, or molted in the shape of machines or flakes.

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