scurf

Definitions of scurf
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n a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin

Synonyms:
exfoliation, scale
Types:
dander
small scales from animal skins or hair or bird feathers that can cause allergic reactions in some people
dandruff
loose scales shed from the scalp
Type of:
bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap
a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

n (botany) a covering that resembles scales or bran that covers some plant parts

Type of:
bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap
a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

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