excoriation

[ ik-skawr-ee-ey-shuh n, -skohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF excoriation
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When eczema is once inaugurated, excoriation is to be expected.

His excoriation of Douglas was scornfully withering and scorching.

He also advises the employment of Castile soap, and of glycerine soap, should there be any excoriation of the skin.

In two days more, the eschars were adherent, and there was no further appearance of excoriation.

All the injuries of which we have spoken (excoriation, stripping off the bark, furrows), are not necessarily mortal.

The epidermis now becomes raised as in a blister, and finally becomes detached, forming an excoriation and exposing the papillae.

No matter how violent the criticism or how bitter the excoriation, he would at least be credited with honest intentions.

A very superficial ulceration or excoriation of the intestinal or other mucous membrane.

Infection may also occur from eczema or from excoriation of the overlying skin.

A preacher wrote me the other day that he approved of every word of an "excoriation" that some religious editor had given me.

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