Psora
Psora Pso"ra, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Med.) A cutaneous disease; especially, the itch. [1913 Webster]

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  • psora — ⇒PSORA, PSORE, subst. fém. PATHOL., vieilli A. Synon. de gale. (Dict. XIXe et XXe s.). B. ,,Autrefois, toute maladie vésiculeuse ou pustuleuse de la peau (Méd. Biol. t. 3 1972). Prononc. et Orth. :[ ], [ ]. Ac. 1762, 1798 : psora; dep. 1835 :… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • psora — (del gr. «psṓra») f. Vet. *Sarna …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Psora — (gr.), Hautausschlag, namentlich die Krätze …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Psora — (griech.), Krätze …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Psora — (grch.), Krätze; psorisch, krätzig; psorische Mittel (Psorĭka) Krätzmittel …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Psora — Psora, griech., Krätze; Psoromiasma, das Krätzegift …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • psora — psoric /sawr ik, sor /, adj. /sawr euh, sohr euh/, n. Pathol. 1. psoriasis. 2. scabies. [1675 85; < L psora < Gk psóra itch] * * * …   Universalium

  • psora — Itch Itch, n. 1. (Med.) An eruption of small, isolated, acuminated vesicles, produced by the entrance of a parasitic mite (the {Sarcoptes scabei}), and attended with itching. It is transmissible by contact. [1913 Webster] 2. Any itching eruption …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Psora — ID 68650 Symbol Key PSORA3 Common Name fishscale lichen Family Psoraceae Category Lichen Division Ascomycota US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • psora — ˈsōrə noun ( s) Etymology: Latin, itch, mange, from Greek psōra : psoriasis …   Useful english dictionary

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