prurigo

noun
pru·ri·go | \prü-ˈrī-(ˌ)gō, -ˈrē- \

Definition of prurigo 

: a chronic inflammatory skin disease marked by itching papules

First Known Use of prurigo

circa 1646, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prurigo

New Latin, from Latin, itch, from prurire

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prurigo

noun
pru·ri·go | \prü-ˈrī-(ˌ)gō \

Medical Definition of prurigo 

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

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