pruritic

adjective
pru·​rit·​ic | \ prü-ˈri-tik How to pronounce pruritic (audio) \

Definition of pruritic

: of, relating to, or marked by itching

First Known Use of pruritic

1899, in the meaning defined above

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pruritic

adjective
pru·​rit·​ic | \ -ˈrit-ik How to pronounce pruritic (audio) \

Medical Definition of pruritic

: of, relating to, or marked by itching

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