aquagenic pruritus

(redirected from Water allergy)

aq·ua·gen·ic pru·ri·tus

intense itching produced by brief contact with water at any temperature, unaccompanied by visible changes in the skin.

aq·ua·gen·ic pru·ri·tus

(ahk'wă-jen'ik prū-rī'tŭs)
Intense itching produced by brief contact with water at any temperature without visible changes in the skin.

aquagenic pruritus

Pruritus produced by contact with water.
See also: pruritus
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