pustulate

pustulate

[v. puhs-chuh-leyt; adj. puhs-chuh-lit, -leyt] Pathology.
verb (used with object), pustulated, pustulating.
1.
to cause to form pustules.
verb (used without object), pustulated, pustulating.
2.
to become pustular.
adjective
3.
covered with pustules.

Origin:
1600–10; < Late Latin pūstulātus, past participle of pūstulāre to blister. See pustule, -ate1

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pustulate
 
vb
1.  to form or cause to form into pustules
 
adj
2.  covered with pustules
 
pustu'lation
 
n

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pustulate pus·tu·late (pŭs'chə-lāt', pŭs'tyə-)
v. pus·tu·lat·ed, pus·tu·lat·ing, pus·tu·lates
To form or cause to form pustules.

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