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molt

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verb \ˈmōlt\

Medical Definition of molt

  1. :  to shed hair, feathers, shell, horns, or an outer layer periodically

  2. transitive verb

  3. :  to cast off (an outer covering) periodically; specifically :  to throw off (the old cuticle)—used of arthropods



Variants of molt

or chiefly British moult

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molt

noun

Medical Definition of molt

  1. :  the act or process of molting; specifically :  ecdysis



Variants of molt

or chiefly British moult


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