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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prurigo(noun)

    chronic inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by blister capped papules and intense itching

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prurigo(noun)

    a papular disease of the skin, of which intense itching is the chief symptom, the eruption scarcely differing from the healthy cuticle in color

    Etymology: [L., an itching, the itch, fr. prurire to itch.]


  1. Prurigo

    Prurigo is an itchy eruption of the skin. Specific types include: ⁕Prurigo nodularis ⁕Actinic prurigo ⁕Besnier's prurigo.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prurigo

    prōō-rī′gō, n. an eruption on the skin, causing great itching.—adj. Prurig′inous.—n. Prurī′tus. [L. prurio, an itching.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Prurigo

    A name applied to several itchy skin eruptions of unknown cause. The characteristic course is the formation of a dome-shaped papule with a small transient vesicle on top, followed by crusting over or lichenification. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prurigo in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prurigo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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