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pityroid

[pit-uh-roid] /ˈpɪt əˌrɔɪd/
adjective, Medicine/Medical
1.
scaly; resembling bran.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Greek pítȳr(on) bran, scale + -oid
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pityroid in Medicine

pityroid pit·y·roid (pĭt'ĭ-roid')
adj.
Furfuraceous.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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