lepidosis

lepidosis

An obsolete, nonspecific term for a scaly or desquamative dermopathy.
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lepidosis

(lĕp″ĭ-dō′sĭs) [″ + osis, condition]
Any scaly or desquamating eruption such as pityriasis.
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The use of lepidosis, that is the analysis of the arrangement and character of scales of reptiles, has previously been used for the identification of Green Iguana Iguana iguana (Rodda et al.
The following definitions and descriptions of scale characters apply to all diploglossines, but only those features of lepidosis are treated where there is a difference or ambiguity among various authors (Fig.
Botrhops ophryomegas Bocourt (Serpentes: Viperidae) en Costa Rica: distribucion, lepidosis, variacion sexual y cariotipo.