Pityroid
Pityroid Pit"y*roid, a. [Gr. ? bran + -oid.] Having the form of, or resembling, bran. --Smart. [1913 Webster]

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  • pityroid — /pit euh royd /, adj. Med. scaly; resembling bran. [1840 50; < Gk pítyr(on) bran, scale + OID] * * * pitˈyroid adjective (archaic) Bran like • • • Main Entry: ↑pityriasis * * * pityroid, a. rare. (ˈpɪtɪrɔɪd …   Useful english dictionary

  • pityroid — /pit euh royd /, adj. Med. scaly; resembling bran. [1840 50; < Gk pítyr(on) bran, scale + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • pityroid — SYN: furfuraceous. [G. pityrodes, branlike, fr. pityron, bran, + eidos, resemblance] * * * pit·y·roid (pitґĭ roid) 1. furfuraceous. 2. branny …   Medical dictionary

  • furfuraceous — Branny, or composed of small scales; denoting a form of desquamation. SYN: pityroid. [L. furfuraceus, fr. furfur, bran] * * * fur·fu·ra·ceous .fər f(y)ə rā shəs adj consisting of or covered with flaky particles <furfuraceous eczema> * * *… …   Medical dictionary

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