prurigo

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

Definition of prurigo

: a chronic inflammatory skin disease marked by itching papules

Origin and Etymology of prurigo

New Latin, from Latin, itch, from prurire


Medical Dictionary

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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