para·​pso·​ri·​a·​sis -sə-ˈrī-ə-səs How to pronounce parapsoriasis (audio)
plural parapsoriases -ˌsēz How to pronounce parapsoriasis (audio)
: a rare skin disease characterized by red scaly patches similar to those of psoriasis but causing no sensations of pain or itch

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“Parapsoriasis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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