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scutulum in Medicine

scutulum

(skyōōchə-ləm)
n. pl. scu•tu•la (-lə)
  1. The characteristic lesion of favus, appearing as a yellow saucer-shaped crust made up of hyphae and spores.
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  • Scutulum, skū′tū-lum, n. one of the shield-shaped crusts of favus.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

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