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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An itchy, scaly skin condition that is hereditary and not contagious.

Usage examples (36)
  • Many people suffer from psoriasis on the skin of their hands.
  • Although he used the term psoriasis, his description is now believed to most likely represent seborrheic dermatitis.
  • For decades after Willan's description, some authors favored using the term psoriasis, while others chose the term lepra.
  • FYI, I really struggled with either short-term psoriasis or ezcema last year. for more
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  • This was the final winning word in the 1982 National Spelling Bee.
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