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pustulant

[puhs-chuh-luh nt] /ˈpʌs tʃə lənt/
adjective
1.
causing the formation of pustules.
noun
2.
a medicine or agent causing pustulation.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Late Latin pūstulant- (stem of pūstulāns), present participle of pūstulāre to blister. See pustule, -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for pustulant

pustulant

/ˈpʌstjʊlənt/
adjective
1.
causing the formation of pustules
noun
2.
an agent causing such formation
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pustulant in Medicine

pustulant pus·tu·lant (pŭs'chə-lənt, pŭs'tyə-)
adj.
Causing the formation of pustules.

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