adj. pertaining to desquamation (shedding off in scales; peeling)

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  • Desquamative — De*squam a*tive, Desquamatory De*squam a*to*ry, a. Of, pertaining to, or attended with, desquamation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • desquamative — Relating to or marked by desquamation. * * * des·qua·ma·tive des kwə .māt iv, di skwam ət adj attended by or causing desquamation <desquamative interstitial pneumonia> …   Medical dictionary

  • desquamative — ● desquamatif, desquamative adjectif Qui se traduit par une desquamation …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Desquamative interstitial pneumonia — Classification and external resources ICD 9 516.37 Desquamative interstitial pneumonia is a form of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia featuring elevated levels of macrophages. Its name is derived from the former belief that these macrophages were …   Wikipedia

  • Desquamative gingivitis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 K05.1 (ILDS K05.130) ICD 9 523.10 Desquamative gingivitis is a cutaneous condition characterized by diffuse gingival erythema with varying degrees of mucosa …   Wikipedia

  • desquamative gingivitis — an inflammatory condition characterized by tendency of the surface epithelium of the gingivae to desquamate. Chronic desquamative gingivitis is called also gingivosis …   Medical dictionary

  • desquamative — des·qua·ma·tive …   English syllables

  • desquamative — ˈdeskwəˌmād.iv, də̇ˈskwaməd. adjective : attended by or causing desquamation …   Useful english dictionary

  • desquamative interstitial pneumonia — chronic pneumonia of unknown etiology, characterized by prominence of intra alveolar macrophages (which were formerly thought to be desquamated large alveolar cells); it is associated with dyspnea and often a nonproductive and harsh cough, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • desquamative inflammatory vaginitis — vaginitis of unknown etiology, resembling atrophic vaginitis clinically and microscopically, but occurring in the absence of estrogen deficiency, and characterized chiefly by recrudescent reddened superficial ulcerations …   Medical dictionary

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