prurigo


pru·ri·go

noun \prü-ˈrī-(ˌ)gō, -ˈrē-\

Definition of PRURIGO

:  a chronic inflammatory skin disease marked by itching papules

Origin of PRURIGO

New Latin, from Latin, itch, from prurire
First Known Use: circa 1646

pru·ri·go

noun \prü-ˈrī-(ˌ)gō\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PRURIGO

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

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