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Meaning of "prurigo" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PRURIGO

From Latin: an itch.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PRURIGO

prurigo  [prʊəˈraɪɡəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PRURIGO

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Prurigo is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PRURIGO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Prurigo

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

Definition of prurigo in the English dictionary

The definition of prurigo in the dictionary is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by the formation of papules and intense itching.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PRURIGO


caligo
kəˈlaɪɡəʊ
dago
ˈdeɪɡəʊ
GIGO
ˈɡaɪɡəʊ
grego
ˈɡreɪɡəʊ
imago
ɪˈmeɪɡəʊ
impetigo
ˌɪmpɪˈtaɪɡəʊ
intertrigo
ˌɪntəˈtraɪɡəʊ
lentigo
lɛnˈtaɪɡəʊ
loligo
ləʊˈlaɪɡəʊ
lumbago
lʌmˈbeɪɡəʊ
plumbago
plʌmˈbeɪɡəʊ
porrigo
pəˈraɪɡəʊ
sago
ˈseɪɡəʊ
serpigo
sɜːˈpaɪɡəʊ
Sligo
ˈslaɪɡəʊ
solidago
ˌsɒlɪˈdeɪɡəʊ
tentigo
tɛnˈtaɪɡəʊ
Tobago
təˈbeɪɡəʊ
vitiligo
ˌvɪtɪˈlaɪɡəʊ
Winnebago
ˌwɪnɪˈbeɪɡəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PRURIGO

prunello
pruner
pruning
pruning hook
pruning knife
pruning knives
pruning shears
prunt
prunus
prurience
pruriency
prurient
pruriently
pruriginous
pruritic
pruritus
prusik
prusik knot
prusik loop

WORDS THAT END LIKE PRURIGO

adjigo
amigo
Bendigo
fons et origo
indigo
jerepigo
latigo
mendigo
Rodrigo
vertigo
Vigo
wendigo
wild indigo
windigo

Synonyms and antonyms of prurigo in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «prurigo» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PRURIGO

Find out the translation of prurigo to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of prurigo from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «prurigo» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

痒疹
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

prurigo
570 millions of speakers

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prurigo
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

prurigo
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حكاك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

почесуха
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

prurigo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রচণ্ড চুলকনা রোগ বিশেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

prurigo
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Prurigo
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Prurigo
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

痒疹
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

양진
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Prurigo
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

ngứa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தோல் அரிப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्ररुगोन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

prurigo
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

prurigo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

świerzbiączkę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

почесуха
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

prurigo
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κνήφης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

prurigo
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

prurigo
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

prurigo
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of prurigo

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PRURIGO»

The term «prurigo» is normally little used and occupies the 134.552 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PRURIGO» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about prurigo

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRURIGO»

Discover the use of prurigo in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to prurigo and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dermatology
Prurigo Simplex Chronica Synonyms. Chronic prurigo, urticaria perstans Prurigo simplex chronica is closely related to prurigo nodularis; we view the latter as the maximal variant of the former. The causes are the same as prurigo simplex ...
Otto Braun-Falco, 2000
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Diseases of the Skin with Illustrations
PRURIGO 145 CHRONIC RESISTANT SCALY ERYTHRODERMIAS A number of skin eruptions, similar in many respects, are conveniently grouped under this caption. They have been variously named as follows: Parakeratosis varirgata ...
F. M. Dearborn, 2002
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VisualDx: Essential adult dermatology
Diagnosis Synopsis Prurigo nodularis is a chronic condition of uncertain etiology. Patients present with multiple discrete, severely pruritic nodules that mostly appear on the dorsal extremities and anterior areas of the thighs and legs.
Noah Craft, Lindy P. Fox, 2010
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Handbook of Occupational Dermatology
Differential Diagnosis Due to its clinical characteristics, fiberglass dermatitis, even if it is not an irritant contact dermatitis, can be associated with the group of generalized acute prurigo and itching by external causes. The greatest part of authors ...
Lasse Kanerva, 2000
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Pruritus
20.2 Patient's arm showing the characteristic papules and small nodules of prurigo secondary to scratching associated with stings of parasites, especially fleas and mites. Today, prurigo strophulus can still be provoked by stings of fleas,  ...
Laurent Misery, Sonja Ständer, 2010
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Dermatology
Differential diagnosis: The perforating dermatoses are considered under elasto- sis perforans serpiginosa (p. 359). The true differential diagnostic considerations are lichen simplex chronicus and prurigo nodularis; we view the three entities as  ...
Wolfram Sterry, Ralf Paus, Walter H. C. Burgdorf, 2006
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Neurology and General Medicine
Aust Fam Physician 33:511, 2004 36. Koo YM, Lee CS: Psychotropic agents. p. 402. In Wolver- ton SE (ed): Comprehensive Dermatologic Drug Therapy. WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 2001 37. Jorizzo JL, Gatti S, Smith EB: Prurigo: a ...
Michael Jeffrey Aminoff, 2008
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Obstetric Dermatology: A Practical Guide
16.1. Definition. Prurigo of pregnancy (PP) is a relatively common benign skin disease characterized by pruritic papules primarily on the extensor aspects of the extremities. Prognosis for mother and fetus is excellent.
Mark Lebwohl, Arieh Ingber, 2009
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Therapy of Skin Diseases: A Worldwide Perspective on ...
... aquagenic pruritus, and prurigo nodularis Palmidrol (PEA) containing cream, twice daily Cannabinoid receptors (CB1,CB2) Uremic pruritus, pruritus of unknown origin, lichen simplex, prurigo nodularis, localized pruritus Calcineurininhibitors ...
Thomas Krieg, David R. Bickers, Yoshiki Miyachi, 2010
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Inflammatory Dermatopathology: A Pathologist's Survival Guide
In long standing cases of eczematous dermatitis (e.g., atopic dermatitis), there may be coexisting features of a spongiotic dermatitis and lichen simplex chronicus/prurigo nodularis secondary to persistent excoriation. Although the architecture ...
Steven D. Billings, Jenny Cotton, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRURIGO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term prurigo is used in the context of the following news items.
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Woman Allergic To The Sun Due To Rare Skin Condition …
The 26-year-old suffers from actinic prurigo - a condition that causes her skin to break out in a rash and burn whenever she's exposed to UVA and UVB rays. «Huffington Post UK, Jun 15»
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Vampir di Kehidupan Nyata, Kulit 'Meleleh' Bila Kena Matahari
Laura menderita alergi matahari yang disebut actinic prurigo. Saat terpapar sinar UVA dan UVB, kulitnya akan terbakar, lecet, dan terasa seolah-olah meleleh di ... «CNN Indonesia, Jun 15»
3
St Helens woman allergic to the SUN suffers painful burns as rays …
She was diagnosed with actinic prurigo this February, having been referred by her GP to Salford Royal Hospital, where she underwent four days of tests. «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
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Trevi Therapeutics Announces Initiation of a Pivotal Study of …
Jennifer L. Good, Trevi's President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Prurigo nodularis is an intensely pruritic disease that seriously impacts a patient's quality of ... «Yahoo Finance UK, Mar 15»
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Budding Biotech In New Haven Receives $15 Million Loan
The drug also can be used to treat prurigo nodularis, a condition that results in hard, crusty lumps on the skin that are sore and itchy. Prurigo nodularis can be ... «Hartford Courant, Jan 15»
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Leg Lesion in an Older Woman
Prurigo nodularis would also present as an itching raised lesion, but would typically be more excoriated and lichenified due to repeated scratching. Multiple ... «HCPLive, Dec 14»
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Trevi Therapeutics Announces Second Closing of $26 Million Series …
Trevi also anticipates initiating a pivotal trial in prurigo nodularis this quarter. Jennifer L. Good, Trevi's President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are very ... «Business Wire, Nov 14»
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Prurigo actínico
Es una enfermedad caracterizada por una erupción pruriginosa (es decir, que rasca) desencadenada por la exposición solar o por la exposición a fuentes ... «El Nuevo Dia, Oct 14»
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Weight gain not inevitable with age
Answer: “Prurigo” is from the Latin word for “itching,” and so prurigo nodularis is a chronic skin condition of itchy nodules, most commonly on the outsides of the ... «St. George Daily Spectrum, Sep 14»
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Can Stress Cause Skin Problems?
Dr. Lawrence Mark, a dermatologist at the Indiana University Health Simon Cancer Center, said in an email that neurodermatitis and prurigo nodularis are both ... «EmpowHer, Aug 14»

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