psoriasis(redirected from elephantine psoriasis)
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A noncontagious inflammatory skin disease characterized by recurring reddish patches covered with silvery scales.
[Greek psōriāsis, itch, mange, from psōriān, to have the itch, from psōrā, itch.]
pso′ri·at′ic (sôr′ē-ăt′ĭk) adj.
(Pathology) a skin disease characterized by the formation of reddish spots and patches covered with silvery scales: tends to run in families
[C17: via New Latin from Greek: itching disease, from psōra itch]
pso•ri•a•sis(səˈraɪ ə sɪs)
a common chronic, inflammatory skin disease characterized by scaly patches.
[1675–85; < New Latin < Greek psōríāsis=psōriā-, variant s. of psōriân to have an itch (derivative of psṓra itch) + -sis -sis]
pso•ri•at•ic (ˌsɔr iˈæt ɪk, ˌsoʊr-) adj.
A condition in which areas of skin thicken, redden, and often develop a silvery, scaled top layer. This develops because new cells are being produced at a faster rate than normal. The cause is unknown, but an attack can be triggered by stress or infection.
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|Noun||1.||psoriasis - a chronic skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with scales; occurs especially on the scalp and ears and genitalia and the skin over bony prominences|
acanthosis - an abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin (as in psoriasis)
psoriasis[səˈraɪəsɪs] N → soriasis f
psoriasis[sɒˈraɪəsɪs] n → psoriasi f
n. psoriasis, dermatitis crónica que se manifiesta con manchas rojas cubiertas de escamas blancas;
___ annularis → ___ anular;
circular ___ → ___ pustular con pústulas;
___ universalis → ___ generalizada.