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Noun: exfoliation  eks,fow-lee'ey-shun
  1. The peeling off in flakes or scales of bark or dead skin
    "exfoliation is increased by sunburn"
  2. A thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin
    - scale, scurf

Derived forms: exfoliations

Type of: bit, chip, flake, fleck, organic phenomenon, scrap

Encyclopedia: Exfoliation