Definition of Psora

1. n. A cutaneous disease; especially, the itch.



Definition of Psora

1. Noun. (medicine) A cutaneous disease, especially the itch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Psora

1. an itch, scabies [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psora

psivamps
psoae
psoai
psoas
psoas major
psoases
psoatic
psocid
psocids
psocopterous
psocopterous insect
psogos
psoi
psoitis
psomophagy
psora (current term)
psoraleas
psoralen
psoralens
psoras
psoriases
psoriasin
psoriasis
psoriatic
psoriatic arthritis
psoriatics
psoric
psorophthalmia
psorophthalmic
psorophthalmy

Literary usage of Psora

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1. Lectures on Homeopathic Philosophy by James Tyler Kent (1900)
""psora is the oldest miasmatic chronic disease known. The oldest history of the oldest nation does not reach its origin. psora is just as tedious as ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Children by David Francis Condie (1868)
"When the skin is very irritable, the vesicles of psora soon assume an opaque ... psora, in the great majority of cases, is produced from the direct contact ..."

3. The Chronic Diseases; Their Specific Nature and Homoeopathic Treatment by Samuel Hahnemann (1845)
"If, under unfavourable external circumstances, the formerly latent psora has been roused from ... When the internal psora, which has been latent hitherto, ..."

4. A Treatise on the Diseases of Children: With Directions for the Management by Michael Underwood, Marshall Hall (1835)
"I have several times met with an eruption resembling the psora of the Greeks, or what is called amongst us the grocer's itch ; whether depending at all upon ..."

5. The Homoeopathic Theory and Practice of Medicine by Erastus Edgerton Marcy, Franklin W. Hunt (1868)
"Its derivation is thus given: " The word psora which he selected to represent the almost universally prevalent base of chronic diseases, ..."

6. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1868)
"words " are the terms eczema and psora, and so also is another word, psoriasis ; but until now it may not have been known to you that eczema and psora have ..."

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