Origin of psoriasis
Related Words for psoriasiscrawling, tickle, rawness, irritation, creeping, prickling, itchiness, eruption, eczema, scab, scabies, dermatitis
Examples from the Web for psoriasis
Contemporary Examples of psoriasis
She writes, “the baboon-man is my psoriasis... an illness that sticks to the skin and only wakes up when you no longer expect it.”Victory for DSK or His Accuser?
October 14, 2011
Historical Examples of psoriasis
Psoriasis septennis, is the medical name for the "Seven year Itch!"Your Plants
At what age does psoriasis usually first make its appearance?
Are there any constitutional or subjective symptoms in psoriasis?
How are you to distinguish the papulo-squamous syphiloderm from psoriasis?
In ichthyosis, lepra, psoriasis, and some other scaly skin diseases.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Word Origin for psoriasis
1680s, from medical Latin psoriasis, in Late Latin "mange, scurvy," from Greek psoriasis "being itchy," from psorian "to have the itch," from psora "itch, mange, scab," related to psen "to rub" (see psilo-). Related: Psoriatic.