psoriatic(redirected from psoriasic)
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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.
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