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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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psoriasispso‧ri‧a‧sis /səˈraɪəsɪs/ noun [uncountable]  MIa skin disease that causes rough red areas where the skin comes off in small pieces
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psoriasisIt will provide a range of high-technology treatment for skin diseases including dermatitis, skin cancer and psoriasis.Programme LUNCH/ZMU/27/10/93 We've had an amazing response to our search for a cure for the chronic skin complaint psoriasis.Available on prescription, Calcipotriol is advised for the skin condition psoriasis.Known as the sunshine vitamin because it's absorbed from the sun, Vitamin D is a well-known treatment for psoriasis.Other people who get psoriasis only on knees and elbows may need to fend people off.I talk about a rash on my arm that looks like an allergic reaction but is in fact the heartbreak of psoriasis.
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