Pit"y*ing, a. Expressing pity; as, a pitying eye, glance, or word. -- Pit"y*ing*ly, adv.
Pit`y*ri"a*sis(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. , fr. , lit., bran.] 1. (Med.) A superficial affection of the skin, characterized by irregular patches of thin scales which are shed in branlike particles.
(Veter.) A disease of domestic animals characterized by dry epithelial scales, and due to digestive disturbances and alteration of the function of the sebaceous glands.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Pityriasis versicolor [NL.]
(Med.), a parasitic disease of the skin, characterized by the development of reddish or brownish patches.
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