PRURITUS

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A noun describing an itching that could have a physiological or psychological underpinning.

PRURITUS: "The patients skin had become infected because of constant scratching brought on by pruritis."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PRURITUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pruritus/ (accessed August 13, 2022).

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