antipruritic

adjective an·ti·pru·rit·ic \ ˌan-tē-prü-ˈri-tik , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of antipruritic

: tending to relieve or prevent itching
  • antipruritic ointments

antipruritic

noun
    • a topical antipruritic

First Known Use of antipruritic

1877

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antipruritic

adjective an·ti·pru·rit·ic \ -prü-ˈrit-ik \

medical Definition of antipruritic

: tending to check or relieve itching
  • antipruritic creams and ointments
  • antipruritic effects

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antipruritic

noun

medical Definition of antipruritic

: an antipruritic agent

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