- the outermost layer of the skin; epidermis.
Origin of scarfskin
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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
- the outermost layer of the skin; epidermis or cuticle
C17: from scarf 1 (in the sense: an outer covering)
- The outermost layer of skin, especially that which forms the cuticle.