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pruriginous

[ proo-rij-uh-nuhs ]
/ prʊˈrɪdʒ ə nəs /
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adjective Medicine/Medical.
of, relating to, or causing prurigo.
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Origin of pruriginous

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