antipruritic

adjective
an·​ti·​pru·​rit·​ic | \ ˌan-tē-prü-ˈri-tik How to pronounce antipruritic (audio) , 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antipruritic. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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antipruritic

adjective
an·​ti·​pru·​rit·​ic | \ -prü-ˈrit-ik How to pronounce antipruritic (audio) \

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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