dry scale

dry scale

An obsolete, nonspecific term for a dry encrusted lesion of the skin, many cases of which probably correspond to seborrhoea, an equally imprecise but currently recognised term.
References in classic literature ?
Lean from sickness, her skin mangy with the dry scales of the disease called bukua, she was tied hand and foot and, like a pig, slung from a stout pole that rested on the shoulders of the bearers, who intended to dine off of her.
Used a dry scale to verify operating static pressure & differential zero.
Another important test device is the certified dry scale.
Wear gloves when handling the bulbs as the flaking dry scales that coat them can irritate skin.
Dermatological examination revealed erythematous coalescing patches with dry scales on the trunk and kserosis predominantly on the extremities (Figs.
The animal also had dry scales on concave aspect of ear pinna and in external ear canal (Fig.
After one month, thick, dark-brown, large and dry scales were visible all over her body.
Wear gloves as the dry scales on the bulbs can irritate skin.
It runs between the rich blue lustre of lapis lazuli and the desert dry scales of an old snake, from the dusty back rooms of the British Museum to the fabulous splendour of ancient Mesopotamia.
Wear gloves as the flaking, dry scales that coat the bulbs can irritate skin.
Children allergic to cats are really allergic to the animal's dander, the dry scales shed from the skin or hair of an animal.
Wear gloves - the flaking, dry scales that coat them can irritate.