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1. (Medicine) med a disease of the small intestine. Also called: sprue
2. (Medicine) med obsolete the removal of flesh or hair
3. (Linguistics) a linguistic substitution or an instance of such
falling out of the hair.See also: Hair
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|Noun||1.||psilosis - a chronic disorder that occurs in tropical and non-tropical forms and in both children and adults; nutrients are not absorbed; symptoms include foul-smelling diarrhea and emaciation|
|2.||psilosis - falling out of hair|
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
epilation - loss of hair; the result of removing hair