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antipruritic

 [an″te-, an″ti-proo-rit´ik]
1. preventing or relieving itching.
2. an agent that so acts.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·ti·pru·rit·ic

(an'tē-prū-rit'ik),
1. Preventing or relieving itching.
2. An agent that relieves itching.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

antipruritic

(ăn′tē-pro͝o-rĭt′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing or relieving itching.
n.
An antipruritic drug.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

antipruritic

adjective Relieving or preventing itching.
 
noun An agent that prevents or relieves itching.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

antipruritic

adjective Relieving or preventing itching noun An agent that prevents or relieves itching
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

an·ti·pru·rit·ic

(an'tē-prūr-it'ik)
1. Preventing or relieving itching.
2. An agent that relieves itching.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

antipruritic

Any drug or other treatment effective in relieving itching.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

an·ti·pru·rit·ic

(an'tē-prūr-it'ik)
1. Preventing or relieving itching.
2. An agent that relieves itching.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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