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pru·ri·go

 (pro͝o-rī′gō)
n.
A chronic skin disease having various causes, marked by the eruption of pale, dome-shaped papules that itch severely.

[Latin prūrīgō, an itching, from prūrīre, to itch; see preus- in Indo-European roots.]

pru·rig′i·nous (-rĭj′ə-nəs) adj.
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prurigo

(prʊəˈraɪɡəʊ)
n
(Pathology) a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by the formation of papules and intense itching
[C19: from Latin: an itch]
pruriginous adj
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pru•ri•go

(prʊˈraɪ goʊ)

n.
a chronic skin disease characterized by pale, itching papules.
[1640–50; < Latin prūrigō an itching; see prurient]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prurigo - chronic inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by blister capped papules and intense itchingprurigo - chronic inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by blister capped papules and intense itching
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
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pru·ri·go

n. prurigo, condición cutánea crónica inflamatoria que se caracteriza por pápulas pequeñas y picazón intensa.
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