verb (used without object), des·qua·mat·ed, des·qua·mat·ing. Pathology.
Origin of desquamate
Related Words for desquamationdropping
Examples from the Web for desquamation
Historical Examples of desquamation
The packs, once a day, should be continued about a week after desquamation.
Meat and soup should only be given, when desquamation has fairly begun.
Convalescence was slow; sometimes there was desquamation of the skin.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
This desquamation is sometimes in mass, in sheets peeling off like a pseudo-membrane.
Healthy children must be strictly seperated from the sick till the end of desquamation or scaling—a period of four to six weeks.Valere Aude