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  Desquamation



Desquamation

   The shedding of cells from the surface of the skin or mucous membranes.

RELATED TERMS
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Skin
Skin is an organ of the integumentary system; which is composed of a layer of tissues that protect underlying muscles and organs. Skin is used for insulation, vitamin D production, sensation, and excretion (through sweat).

Mucous
Adj. Relating to or resembling mucus.

Membranes
Also know as the bag of waters, this thin sac contains the amniotic fluid and the fetus. The membranes will either rupture spontaneously during labor or be ruptured to speed up labor.



SIMILAR TERMS
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Desquamate
To shed the outer layers of the skin.

Desquamate Effect, Vaginal
The genital canal in the female, extending from the uterus to the vulva. (Stedman, 25th ed)

Desquamate Effects, Vaginal
The genital canal in the female, extending from the uterus to the vulva. (Stedman, 25th ed)

Desquamating Agents
Agents that soften, separate, and cause desquamation of the cornified epithelium or horny layer of skin. They are used to expose mycelia of infecting fungi or to treat corns, warts, and certain other skin diseases.



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A procedure that removes scars, tattoos or other skin defects with fine sandpaper or a high-speed brush.

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Reducing or eliminating sensitivity to a particular substance.

Desquamation

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Interruption of blood circulation to part of the body.

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