chemexfoliation etymology

English word chemexfoliation comes from English exfoliation, English chemo- (Relating to or using chemicals or chemistry.)

Detailed word origin of chemexfoliation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
exfoliation English (eng) The loss of leaves from a plant.. The removal of a layer of skin, as in cosmetic preparation.. The scaling off of a bone, a rock, or a mineral, etc.; the state of being exfoliated.
chemo- English (eng) Relating to or using chemicals or chemistry.
chemexfoliation English (eng) Exfoliation of the skin using a chemical agent.

Words with the same origin as chemexfoliation

Descendants of chemo-
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