Dysecdysis | definition of dysecdysis by Medical dictionary
abnormal shedding of the skin of reptiles, usually due to undernutrition or too cold or too dry environment.
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In 1 snake, infection was associated with retained devitalized layers of epidermis consistent with dysecdysis
Skin of affected reptile appears coarse, and dysecdysis
is frequently observed .
Difficulty during the shedding process is known as dysecdysis