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fur·fur

 (fûr′fər)
n. pl. fur·fu·res (-fyə-rēz′)
An epidermal scale, as that associated with dandruff.

[Latin, bran, scales.]

furfur

(ˈfɜːfə)
n, pl furfures (ˈfɜːfjʊˌriːz; -fəˌriːz)
1. (Pathology) a scaling of the skin; dandruff
2. (Physiology) any scale of the epidermis
[C17: from Latin: bran, scurf]
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