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prurigo

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noun pru·ri·go \prü-ˈrī-(ˌ)gō, -ˈrē-\

Definition of prurigo

  1. :  a chronic inflammatory skin disease marked by itching papules



Origin and Etymology of prurigo

New Latin, from Latin, itch, from prurire


First Known Use: circa 1646


Medical Dictionary

prurigo

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noun pru·ri·go \prü-ˈrī-(ˌ)gō\

Medical Definition of prurigo

  1. :  a chronic inflammatory skin disease marked by a general eruption of small itching papules




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of prurigo


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