noun a chronic skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with scales; occurs especially on the scalp and ears and genitalia and the skin over bony prominences
NL., fr. Gr. , fr. psora.
- (Med.) (a) The state of being affected with psora. Obs. (b) A cutaneous disease, characterized by imbricated silvery scales, affecting only the superficial layers of the skin.
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