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exfoliation

 [eks-fo″le-a´shun]
1. a falling off in scales or layers.
2. the normal loss of primary teeth after loss of their root structure. adj., adj exfo´liative.
lamellar exfoliation of newborn a congenital hereditary disorder in which the infant is born covered with a collodionlike or parchmentlike membrane that peels off within 24 hours, after which there may be complete healing, or the scales may reform and the process may be repeated. In the more severe form, the infant (harlequin fetus) is covered with thick, horny, armorlike scales and usually either is stillborn or dies shortly after birth. Called also ichthyosis congenita and lamellar ichthyosis of newborn.

ex·fo·li·a·tion

(eks'fō-lē-ā'shŭn),
1. Detachment and shedding of superficial cells of an epithelium or from any tissue surface.
2. Scaling or desquamation of the horny layer of epidermis, which varies in amount from minute quantities to shedding the entire integument.
3. Loss of deciduous teeth following physiologic loss of root structure.
[Mod. L. fr. L. ex, out, + folium, leaf]

exfoliation

/ex·fo·li·a·tion/ (eks-fo″le-a´shun)
1. a falling off in scales or layers.
2. the removal of scales or flakes from the surface of the skin.
3. the normal loss of primary teeth after loss of their root structure.exfo´liative

lamellar exfoliation of newborn  a congenital hereditary disorder in which the infant (collodion baby) is born entirely covered with a collodion- or parchment-like membrane that peels off within 24 hours, after which there may be complete healing, or the scales may re-form and the process be repeated; in the more severe form, the infant (harlequin fetus) is entirely covered with thick, horny, armor-like scales, and is usually stillborn or dies soon after birth.

exfoliation

[eksfō′lē·ā′shən]
Etymology: L, ex + folium, leaf
peeling and sloughing off of tissue cells. This is a normal process that may be exaggerated in certain skin diseases or after a severe sunburn or may be be done deliberately, such as with microdermabrasion. See also desquamation, exfoliative dermatitis. exfoliative, adj.

ex·fo·li·a·tion

(eks-fō'lē-ā'shŭn)
1. Detachment and shedding of superficial cells from any tissue surface.
2. Scaling or desquamation of the horny layer of epidermis.
3. Loss of deciduous teeth following physiologic loss of root structure.
[Mod. L. fr. L. ex, out, + folium, leaf]

exfoliation

Shedding of cells from a surface, such as the skin. In exfoliative dermatitis, much of the surface of the skin peels off or is shed.

exfoliation

scaling or desquamation of outermost part of the stratum corneum

ex·fo·li·a·tion

(eks-fō'lē-ā'shŭn)
1. Loss of deciduous teeth following physiologic loss of root structure.
2. Detachment and shedding of superficial cells of an epithelium or from any tissue surface.
3. Scaling or desquamation of the horny layer of epidermis.
[Mod. L. fr. L. ex, out, + folium, leaf]

exfoliation (eksfō´lēā´shən),

n the physiologic loss of the primary dentition. Also called shedding.

exfoliation

a falling off in scales or layers.
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