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

Other Words from antipruritic

antipruritic noun
a topical antipruritic

First Known Use of antipruritic

1877, in the meaning defined above

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antipruritic

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

Medical Definition of antipruritic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

antipruritic

noun

Medical Definition of antipruritic (Entry 2 of 2)

: an antipruritic agent

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