prurigo

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From Latin prūrīgō (an itching, the itch), from prūriō (I itch).

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prurigo (countable and uncountable, plural prurigos or prurigoes)

  1. (medicine) A papular disease of the skin, with intense itching as the main symptom.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for prurigo in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

prūriō (I itch) +‎ -īgō

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Noun[edit]

prūrīgō f (genitive prūrīginis); third declension

  1. an itching, the itch
  2. a lecherous itching, lasciviousness

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative prūrīgō prūrīginēs
genitive prūrīginis prūrīginum
dative prūrīginī prūrīginibus
accusative prūrīginem prūrīginēs
ablative prūrīgine prūrīginibus
vocative prūrīgō prūrīginēs

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