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fur·fu·ra·ceous

(fŭr'fyū-rā'shŭs),
Branny, or composed of small scales; denoting a form of desquamation.
Synonym(s): pityroid
[L. furfuraceus, fr. furfur, bran]
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furfuraceous

(fûr′fə-rā′shəs, -fyə-)
adj.
Made of or covered with scaly, branlike particles.
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fur·fu·ra·ceous

(fŭr'fŭr-ā'shŭs)
Branny, or composed of small scales; denoting a form of desquamation.
Synonym(s): pityroid.
[L. furfuraceus, fr. furfur, bran]
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The clinical examination revealed exfoliative dermatitis with silver furfuraceous scales, petequial bleedings, hirsute hair, mucocutaneous ulcers and conjunctivitis.