Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

pruritus ani

pruritus ani in Medicine

pruritus ani pruritus a·ni (ā'nī)
n.
Itching of varying intensity localized at the anus.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for pruritus ani
Historical Examples
  • I will leave it to a jury composed of those who have been cured of pruritus ani.

    Intestinal Ills

    Alcinous Burton Jamison
  • Pruritus vulvæ is at times due to irritating discharges, and pruritus ani occasionally to hemorrhoids and seat-worms.

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin

    Henry Weightman Stelwagon
  • These hypertrophied tabs or folds, like pruritus ani, are symptoms of proctitis.

    Intestinal Ills

    Alcinous Burton Jamison
  • An aggravated form of pruritus ani is much more trying to physical endurance than severe pain.

    Intestinal Ills

    Alcinous Burton Jamison
  • I have yet to meet the first case of pruritus ani that is without the presence of the channels above described.

    Intestinal Ills

    Alcinous Burton Jamison

Word of the Day

Word Value for pruritus

10
13
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for pruritus ani