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Severe itching, often of undamaged skin.
pru·rit′ic (-rĭt′ĭk) adj.
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1. (Pathology) any intense sensation of itching
2. (Pathology) any of various conditions characterized by intense itching
[C17: from Latin: an itching; see prurient]
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[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin prūrītus an itching, derivative of prūrī(re) to itch]
pru•rit′ic (-ˈrɪt ɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||pruritus - an intense itching sensation that can have various causes (as by allergies or infection or lymphoma or jaundice etc.)|
pruritus ani - chronic itching of the skin around the anus
pruritus vulvae - persistent itching of the external female genitalia
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n. prurito, comezón, picazón.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
pruritusn prurito, picazón f, comezón f
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.