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antipruritic

[an-tee-proo-rit-ik, an-tahy-]Medicine/Medical, Pharmacology
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adjective
  1. relieving or preventing itching.
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noun
  1. an antipruritic agent.
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Origin of antipruritic

First recorded in 1875–80; anti- + pruritic
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antipruritic in Medicine

antipruritic

(ăn′tē-pru-rĭtĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
  1. Preventing or relieving itching.
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Related formsan′ti•pru•ritic n.
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