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punctate

(Science: dermatology) Marked with dots.


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Itching

... The general medical term for itching is pruritus (proor EYE tuss). There are all kinds of pruritus; the kind we're talking about here is called punctate pruritus, spot itching not triggered by any obvious skin disease or other cause. The operation of the nerve endings in the skin is not clearly ...

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by Chris4
Tue Mar 22, 2005 8:46 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Itching
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