Psoas

Pso"as

(?), n. [Gr. a muscle of the loin: cf. f. psoas.] (Anat.) An internal muscle arising from the lumbar vertebr and inserted into the femur. In man there are usually two on each side, and the larger one, or great psoas, forms a part of the iliopsoas.
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Pso"ra

(?), n. [L., fr. Gr. .] (Med.) A cutaneous disease; especially, the itch.
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Pso*ri"a*sis

(?), n. [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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