[ skahrf-skin ]
/ ˈskɑrfˌskɪn /
the outermost layer of the skin; epidermis.
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There is no blood in the scarfskin, but there is a network of blood tubes in the true skin.Health Lessons|Alvin Davison
British Dictionary definitions for scarfskin
/ (ˈskɑːfˌskɪn) /
the outermost layer of the skin; epidermis or cuticle
Word Origin for scarfskin
C17: from scarf 1 (in the sense: an outer covering)
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Medical definitions for scarfskin
[ skärf′skĭn′ ]
The outermost layer of skin, especially that which forms the cuticle.
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