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slough

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noun \ˈsləf\

Medical Definition of slough

  1. :  dead tissue separating from living tissue; especially :  a mass of dead tissue separating from an ulcer




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slough

intransitive verb

Medical Definition of slough

  1. :  to separate in the form of dead tissue from living tissue <dermal sloughing>

  2. transitive verb

  3. :  to cast off <slough dead tissue> <the uterine lining is sloughed>





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