[ dĕs-kwăm′ə-tĭv, dĕs′kwə-mā′tĭv ]
Relating to or marked by desquamation.
- despotic monarchy,
- desquamative inflammatory vaginitis,
- dessalines, jean jacques,
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Examples from the Web for desquamative
Most observers will agree as to its greater frequency just at the end of the eruption or during the desquamative period.
The same forms of inflammation which accompany scarlatina—to wit, the desquamative and the diffuse—are here observed.