antipruritic

antipruritic

[an-tee-proo-rit-ik, an-tahy-] Medicine/Medical, Pharmacology.
adjective
1.
relieving or preventing itching.
noun
2.
an antipruritic agent.

Origin:
1875–80; anti- + pruritic

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antipruritic an·ti·pru·rit·ic (ān'tē-pru-rĭt'ĭk, ān'tī-)
adj.
Preventing or relieving itching.


an'ti·pru·rit'ic n.
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