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adj. scal·i·er, scal·i·est
1. Covered or partially covered with scales.
2. Shedding scales or flakes; flaking.

scal′i·ness n.
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Noun1.scaliness - the property of being scaly
raggedness, roughness - a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
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The reason many hair and skin care products have eucalyptus leaf extracts is because it can reduce dryness, itchiness and scaliness.A
Number of hairs collected, acuteness of root end of hairs, type of hair--tough/silky, shape of hair--straight/curled and scaliness of hair are the deciding features of hair.
Look for dimpling, puckering, redness or scaliness of the skin.
A 2014 ( study  published in Advances in Dermatology and Allergology found using an active cream containing three percent of concentrated extract of moringa leaves for a period of three months led to improvements on skin volume, skin roughness, skin scaliness, skin smoothness, and skin wrinkles among others.
Signs of deficiency can also manifest in the skin, including redness, itchiness, scaliness, and pigmentation abnormalities.
PASI measures the extent and severity of psoriasis by assessing average redness, thickness and scaliness of skin lesions (each graded on a zero to four scale), weighted by the body surface area of involved skin.
Redness, scaliness, or thickening of the nipple or breast skin.
All of the formulations yielded improvements in skin roughness, scaliness, smoothness, and wrinkling, with the greatest reduction in wrinkling conferred by the combination formulation.
Other possible signs of breast cancer include swelling of all or part of a breast (even if no distinct lump is felt), skin irritation or dimpling, breast or nipple pain, nipple retraction (turning inward), redness, scaliness or thickening of the nipple or breast skin and nipple discharge other than breast milk.
(16,17) When applied topically to linoleic acid-deficient humans, linoleic acid-rich oils completely reversed the clinical manifestations of skin dryness and scaliness associated with its deficiency.
(1.) Manuskiatti W, Schwindt DA, Maibach HI (1998) Influence of age, anatomic site and race on skin roughness and scaliness. Dermatology 196:401-407.
Less common symptoms: thickening, swelling, distortion, tenderness, skin irritation, redness, scaliness, dimpling, puckering, pitting, discharge, or nipple turned inward.