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 (skôl, skäl) also scald (skôld, skäld)
A scaly eruption of the skin or scalp.

[Middle English, from Old Norse skalli, a bald head; see skel- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Pathology) pathol a former term for any of various diseases of the scalp characterized by itching and scab formation
[C14: from Old Norse skalli bald head. Compare skull]
scalled adj
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(ˈdæn drəf)

a seborrheic scurf that forms on the scalp and comes off in small scales.
[1535–45; orig. uncertain]
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The SNP5-Scall locus (32029 A>G) was located at intron 3 and mutated from A to G, which could be genotyped by the Scall PCR-ACRS-RFP method (Figure 2e).
CRAIC ON: Michael O'Neill talks to Sunday Mirror man Mark McIntosh ME sCALL NUMBER 11O'Neill played on the wing but Northern Ireland is No 1 for him
Its sumptuously intimate interior, a wealth of wood and leather, was a favourite with The Plod, legal briefs and newspaper scribes who would use it as the perfect place to exchange clandestine tips away from the beady eye of Mr and Mrs Scall, during lunchtime breaks from the dock at the nearby crown courts in Derby Square.
Degree of papillation (Pap) and pronouncement of spiral grooves (Grooves) were measured using a qualitative scall of 1-4, 4 being the strongest pronouncement.
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