psoriasis


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pso·ri·a·sis

 (sə-rī′ə-sĭs)
n.
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.

psoriasis

(səˈraɪəsɪs)
n
(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]
psoriatic adj

pso•ri•a•sis

(səˈraɪ ə sɪs)

n.
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.

psoriasis

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.psoriasis - a chronic skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with scalespsoriasis - 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
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
acanthosis - an abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin (as in psoriasis)
Translations

psoriasis

[səˈraɪəsɪs] Nsoriasis f

psoriasis

nSchuppenflechte f, → Psoriasis f (spec)

psoriasis

[sɒˈraɪəsɪs] npsoriasi f

pso·ri·a·sis

n. psoriasis, dermatitis crónica que se manifiesta con manchas rojas cubiertas de escamas blancas;
___ annularis___ anular;
circular ______ pustular con pústulas;
___ universalis___ generalizada.

psoriasis

n psoriasis f
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