pruriginous

[ proo-rij-uh-nuh s ]
/ prʊˈrɪdʒ ə nəs /

adjective Medicine/Medical.

of, relating to, or causing prurigo.

Nearby words

  1. pruning shears,
  2. prunt,
  3. prurience,
  4. prurient,
  5. pruriently,
  6. prurigo,
  7. prurigo mitis,
  8. prurigo nodularis,
  9. prurigo simplex,
  10. pruritic

Origin of pruriginous

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

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