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scaly

 [ska´le]
characterized by scales; scalelike.

squa·mous

(skwā'mŭs),
Relating to or covered with scales. See: simple squamous epithelium.
Synonym(s): scaly
[L. squamosus]

scaly

(skā′lē)
adj. scal·ier, scal·iest
1. Covered or partially covered with scales.
2. Shedding scales or flakes; flaking.

scal′i·ness n.

squa·mous

(skwā'mŭs)
Relating to or covered with scales.
Synonym(s): scaly, squamate.
[L. squamosus]
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There are specific sections, displayed at the top of the Knowledge Base home page, on Pests (flies, mites, nematodes), Diseases (fungal, bacterial, viral, weed molds), Disorders (stem, scaliness, clumping) and Pesticides (insecticides, fungicides, disinfectants).
In patients who experienced a decrease in lesion number, scaliness, or thickness were considered to have a partial resolution.
Researchers have found that starflower oil has led to reductions in skin inflammation, dryness, scaliness, and itch in eczema patients.
Surface-type pain; Nerve involvement Paresthesias Lesions Sun exposure; Actinic keratosis; Basal Excoriation from cell carcinoma; Squamous scratching, immobility cell carcinoma; Inflammation; Skin tags (acrochordons); Drug reactions; Infection (e.g., herpes zoster); Vascular lesions (e.g., venous lakes, senile angiomas, telangiectasia); pressure ulcer Scaliness Scratching; Wool Dermatitis; Psoriasis; clothing; Strong Vascular insufficiency; soaps; Excessive Fungal infections bathing; Edema; Heat; Moisture Source: Fletcher, 1999 Table 3.
Scaliness in the beginning can dull even the best of cutting tools with the result that they leave a fuzzy as-machined finish at the end.
A spokeswoman for Avon said women should be checking for anything that was unusual for them, such as a lump or mole, skin irritation, dimpling, nipple pain, swelling, redness or scaliness of the breast area, or leakage.
Apollo's Thera lotions help maintain healthy skin, providing superior moisturizing aid to skin affected by moderate to severe conditions such as general dryness, xerosis, ichthyosis, atopic dermatitis, cracked heels, scaliness, chapped or cracked hands, as well as the itching (pruritus) and discomfort associated with these conditions.
Dry air robs moisture from your skin, causing fine lines, roughness, chapping, scaliness - even irritation.
Change in mole colour is also a concern.'' Bleeding,persistent itching and sudden growth are also symptoms, she says, whileless common signs include scaliness,bumps, tenderness and pain.
* Men, like women, should examine their breasts monthly for any changes, including a lump, nipple discharge, skin dimpling, nipple redness or scaliness, or an inverted nipple.
Scrub off scaliness by mixing together two tablespoons of jojoba oil with four drops of lemon oil and four drops of lime oil (all available at health food stores).