psoriasis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ψωρίασις ‎(psōríasis), from ψώρα ‎(psṓra, itch) (English psora) + -σις ‎(-sis, nouns of action) (English -sis).

Noun[edit]

psoriasis ‎(countable and uncountable, plural psoriases)

  1. (pathology) A noncontagious disease whose main symptom is gray or silvery flaky patches on the skin which are red and inflamed underneath when scratched.

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Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pso̞ˈɾja̠.sis], [so̞ˈɾja̠.sis]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ψωρίασις ‎(psōríasis), from ψώρα ‎(psṓra, itch) + -σις ‎(-sis, action, process).

Noun[edit]

psoriasis f ‎(plural psoriasis)

  1. (dermatology) psoriasis