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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several skin disorders characterized by shedding dry flakes of skin.

Usage examples (26)
  • This patch is pityriasis, you see, it's coffee-coloured.
  • - Has no effect on candidiasis or pityriasis versicolor.
  • Leprosy may in some instances resemble a chronic dermatosis such as eczema or pityriasis versicolor.
  • Parasitic pityriasis, description and treatment, 478 for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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