desquamatory

desquamatory

(dɪˈskwæmətərɪ)
n
an obsolete surgical instrument once used for the desquamation of bones
adj
pertaining to desquamation
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The cutaneous lesions presented as hyperkeratotic, symmetrical, and desquamatory plaques on the whole body (figure).
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