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Definitions and Synonyms of exfoliation | Another word for exfoliation | What is exfoliation?

Definition 1: a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for exfoliation in the sense of this definition

(exfoliation is a kind of ...) a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

"a bit of rock caught him in the eye"

(... is a kind of exfoliation ) small scales from animal skins or hair or bird feathers that can cause allergic reactions in some people

(... is a kind of exfoliation ) loose scales shed from the scalp

"I could see the dandruff on her shoulders"

Definition 2: the peeling off in flakes or scales of bark or dead skin - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Samples where exfoliation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • exfoliation is increased by sunburn

(exfoliation is a kind of ...) (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals

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