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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Chronic inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by blister capped papules and intense itching.

Usage examples (14)
  • Two diseases of the time are, faction and fussiness -- the one a fever, the other a prurigo.
  • A decoction of our plant has proved useful in prurigo (itching), and as a gargle for the sore throat of scarlet fever.
  • The last doctor I saw didn't even know what prurigo nodularis was.
  • Topical application of capsaicin cream for the treatment or prurigo for more
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