pityroid

[ pit-uh-roid ]
/ ˈpɪt əˌrɔɪd /

adjective Medicine/Medical.

scaly; resembling bran.

Nearby words

  1. pityriasis linguae,
  2. pityriasis rosea,
  3. pityriasis rubra,
  4. pityriasis rubra pilaris,
  5. pityriasis versicolor,
  6. pityrosporum,
  7. piupiu,
  8. piura,
  9. pius,
  10. pius i

Origin of pityroid

1840–50; < Greek pítȳr(on) bran, scale + -oid

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Medicine definitions for pityroid

pityroid

[ pĭtĭ-roid′ ]

adj.

Furfuraceous.

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