decrustation

decrustation

(ˌdiːkrʌˈsteɪʃən)
n
the act of removing a crust
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On day 14, new hair follicle and sebaceous glands were observed with almost complete epithelization and decrustation, in contrast with the incomplete epithelization in model and vehicle groups.
Decrustation is the scab being removed from skin surface with complete wound closure [9].
In fact, burn wounds in OFG-treated rats were healing well by way of incrustation and decrustation, rather than gradual closure.
OFG can not only remarkably intensify incrustation and decrustation processes but also relieve the inflammatory reaction with deep second-degree burn.