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pruritus (n.)

"affection of the skin characterized by simple itching without visible eruption," 1650s, from Latin pruritus, past participle of prurire "to itch" (see prurient). The word was earlier in English via Old French in form prurite (early 15c.). Related: Pruritic.

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Definitions of pruritus from WordNet

pruritus (n.)
an intense itching sensation that can have various causes (as by allergies or infection or lymphoma or jaundice etc.);
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