pruritus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

pruritus (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) severe itching, especially of undamaged skin; caused by allergy, infection, lymphoma etc

Ido[edit]

Verb[edit]

pruritus

  1. conditional of pruritar

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prūriō (itch).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

prūrītus m (genitive prūrītūs); fourth declension

  1. an itching, itch

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative prūrītus prūrītūs
genitive prūrītūs prūrītuum
dative prūrītuī prūrītibus
accusative prūrītum prūrītūs
ablative prūrītū prūrītibus
vocative prūrītus prūrītūs

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