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pruriginous

[proo-rij-uh-nuh s]
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adjective Medicine/Medical.
  1. of, relating to, or causing prurigo.

Origin of pruriginous

1600–10; < Late Latin prūrīginōsus itchy, lascivious, equivalent to prūrīgin- (stem of prūrīgō) prurigo + -ōsus -ous
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