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desquamative in Medicine

desquamative

(dĕs-kwămə-tĭv, dĕskwə-mā′tĭv)
adj.
  1. Relating to or marked by desquamation.
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Historical Examples

  • Most observers will agree as to its greater frequency just at the end of the eruption or during the desquamative period.

    A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I

    Various

  • The same forms of inflammation which accompany scarlatina—to wit, the desquamative and the diffuse—are here observed.