exuviation

noun
ex·​u·​vi·​a·​tion | \ ig-ˌzü-vē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce exuviation (audio) \

Definition of exuviation

: the process of molting

First Known Use of exuviation

1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Exuviation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exuviation. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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exuviation

noun
ex·​u·​vi·​a·​tion | \ -ˌzü-vē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce exuviation (audio) \

Medical Definition of exuviation

: the process of producing exuviae

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