decrustation

noun
de·​crus·​ta·​tion | \ ¦dēkrə¦stāshən \
plural -s

Definition of decrustation

: the removal of a crust

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History and Etymology for decrustation

Late Latin decrustatus (past participle of decrustare to remove the crust of, from Latin de from, away + crustare to cover with a shell, cover with a crust, from crusta crust) + English -ion

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“Decrustation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decrustation. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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