pruritus

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin prūrītus (itch, itching), from prūriō (itch).

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: pro͞o-rīʹtəs, IPA(key): /pɹuːˈɹaɪtəs/

NounEdit

pruritus (usually uncountable, plural prurituses)

  1. (medicine) severe itching, especially of undamaged skin; caused by allergy, infection, lymphoma etc
    • 2018, AbbVie, "FDA Grants AbbVie's Upadacitinib Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Atopic Dermatitis", Drug Discovery & Development
      Atopic dermatitis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease, is characterized by skin erosion, oozing and crusting, redness, intense itching (pruritus) and dry skin.

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pruritus

  1. conditional of pruritar

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From prūriō (itch).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prūrītus m (genitive prūrītūs); fourth declension

  1. an itching, itch

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative prūrītus prūrītūs
Genitive prūrītūs prūrītuum
Dative prūrītuī prūrītibus
Accusative prūrītum prūrītūs
Ablative prūrītū prūrītibus
Vocative prūrītus prūrītūs

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