Definition of Porrigo

1. a scalp disease [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porrigo

porpuses
porraceous
porrect
porrected
porrecting
porrection
porrections
porrects
porret
porrets
porridge
porridgelike
porridges
porridgey
porridgy
porrigo (current term)
porrigos
porringer
porringers
port
port-o-john
port-o-johns
port-o-potty
port-wine stain
port arms
port cities
port city
port forwarding
port of call

Literary usage of Porrigo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1838)
"A short Treatise on the External Characters, Nature, and Treatment -;,' the different firms of porrigo or Scalled Head, and Ringworm. By WAITER DICK, MD, ..."

2. The Medical times and gazette (1859)
"Other scalp diseases common in childhood, such as the common porrigo, impetigo, ... Eczema, porrigo, and Impetigo are the only eruptive diseases \rith which ..."

3. The Homoeopathic Theory and Practice of Medicine by Erastus Edgerton Marcy, Franklin W. Hunt (1868)
"porrigo. This is a contagious disorder, and presents itself in ... The history of porrigo involves that of other parasitic growths common on the skin, ..."

4. A System of surgery: Theoretical and Practical by Timothy Holmes (1871)
"Willan figures six varieties of his genus porrigo: of these— P. ... Bateman's description of porrigo scutulata is most confused ; it certainly does not ..."

5. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1869)
"... Isle of Man, sends us the following : — " I have at present under my care a case of porrigo ... porrigo ..."

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