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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Desquamative Of, pertaining to, or attended with, desquamation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • desquamative Relating to, consisting in, or partaking of the character of desquamation.
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In literature:

Hanks cites the history of a case of antepartum desquamation of the skin in a living fetus.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
PITYRIASIS, a skin eruption attended with branlike desquamation.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
At the beginning of the second week desquamation, or scaling, begins, the skin peeling off in minute flakes.
"Valere Aude" by Louis Dechmann
It is most contagious at the height of the disease and during desquamation.
"The Care and Feeding of Children" by L. Emmett Holt
Desquamation (scaling off of the skin) commences at the decline of the eruption, in the form of minute, branny scales.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
The effects may last a week, and the skin may desquamate.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
Absolute quarantine is necessary until ten days after the last signs of desquamation have disappeared.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
About the eighth day the rash begins to scale or desquamate.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
The surface of the skin is desquamated and frequently denuded of the hair.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
The symptomatic erythemas are more or less generalized; desquamation sometimes follows.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
"Hydriatic treatment of Scarlet Fever in its Different Forms" by Charles Munde
The desquamation when present is finer than in either measles or scarlet fever.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
Desquamation going on; pustules shrunk and drying on limbs.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
Various rashes appeared early in the attack, while eczema, desquamation and even ulceration supervened later.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
In the sitting-room Michael looked idly through the books, and glanced with dissatisfaction at the desquamating backs of the magazines.
"Sinister Street, vol. 2" by Compton Mackenzie
Slowly, wearily, desultorily, the erosion and desquamation went on.
"The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts" by George W. Holley
The third spring aggravation came with full severity, but lasted only three days, when desquamation followed.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
Desquamation after disease, 197.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
Desquamation was noted in 42 out of 181 of our cases, and {378} invariably at the close of the relapse.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various

In news:

Balancing Desquamation and Hydration.