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n.1. flaking off of the upper layers of the skin. 2. separation of a surface epithelium from the underlying tissue. 3. the natural shedding of primary teeth. —exfoliativeadj.

1. flaking off of the upper layers of the skin. 2. separation of a surface epithelium from the underlying tissue. 3. the natural shedding of primary teeth.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Earth Sciences and Geography.


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