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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Itch" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Itch
Itch (Latin: pruritus) is a sensation that causes the desire or reflex to scratch. Itch has resisted many attempts to classify it as any one type of sensory experience. Modern science has shown that itch has many similarities to pain, and while both are unpleasant sensory experiences, their behavioral response patterns are different. Pain creates a withdrawal reflex, while itch leads to a scratch reflex. - See link

 

Itch in Spanish is Picor (prurito)
El prurito es un hormigueo peculiar o irritación incómoda de la piel que conlleva un deseo de rascar la parte en cuestión. Comúnmente se llama picor, picazón o comezón (en algunos países se llama rasquiña o piquiña, si bien estos términos suelen ser peyorativos). - See link

 

More information about Itch in other websites
Definition of Itch in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Itch in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Itch - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Itch - See link.

 

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