Synonyms of exfoliation


1. exfoliation, organic phenomenon

usage: the peeling off in flakes or scales of bark or dead skin; "exfoliation is increased by sunburn"

2. scale, scurf, exfoliation, bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap

usage: a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin

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