papule

papule

[pap-yool]
noun Pathology.
a small, somewhat pointed elevation of the skin, usually inflammatory but nonsuppurative.

Origin:
1855–60; < Latin papula pimple, pustule, akin to papilla nipple. See pap2, -ule

papular, adjective
papulose [pap-yuh-lohs] , adjective
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papule or papula (ˈpæpjuːl, ˈpæpjʊlə)
 
n , pl -ules, -ulae
pathol a small solid usually round elevation of the skin
 
[C19: from Latin papula pustule, pimple]
 
papula or papula (ˈpæpjuːl, ˈpæpjʊlə, -jʊˌliː)
 
n
 
[C19: from Latin papula pustule, pimple]
 
'papular or papula
 
adj
 
papu'liferous or papula
 
adj

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papule pap·ule (pāp'yōōl)
n. pl. pap·ules or pap·u·lae (-yə-lē')
A small, solid, usually inflammatory elevation of the skin that does not contain pus.


pap'u·lar (-yə-lər) adj.
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