\ɛksfˈə͡ʊlɪˈe͡ɪʃən], \ɛksfˈəʊlɪˈeɪʃən], \ɛ_k_s_f_ˈəʊ_l_ɪ__ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of EXFOLIATION
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- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
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- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Noah Webster.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
By this is meant the separation of the dead portions of a bone, tendon, aponeurosis, or cartilage, under the form of lamella3 or small scales. Exfoliation is accomplished by the instinctive action of the parts, and its object is to detach the dead portion from dose subjacent, which are still alive. For this purpose the latter throw out fleshy granulations, and a more or less abundant suppuration occurs, which tends to separate the exfoliated part, - now become an extraneous body. The ancients distinguished exfoliation into sensible and insensible, according as the dead portions of bone were detached in fragments of greater or less size, or in very thin pieces, and in an almost insensible manner. When the dead part embraces all or almost all the substance of a bone, it takes the name Sequestrum.
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By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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