scurf

Definitions of scurf
  1. noun
    a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin
    synonyms: exfoliation, scale
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    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
  2. noun
    (botany) a covering that resembles scales or bran that covers some plant parts
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    type of:
    bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap
    a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
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