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Webster 1913 Edition


Pustule

Pus′tule

(?; 135)
,
Noun.
[L.
pustula
, and
pusula
: cf. F.
pustule
.]
(Med.)
A vesicle or an elevation of the cuticle with an inflamed base, containing pus.
Malignant pustule
.
See under
Malignant
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Pustule

PUSTULE

,
Noun.
pus'l or pus'tul; the former is the usual pronunciation in America. [L. pustula; from the root of push.]
A pimple or wheal; a small push or eruption on the skin.

Definition 2022


pustule

pustule

English

Noun

pustule (plural pustules)

  1. A small accumulation of pus in the epidermis or dermis.
  2. A pimple filled with pus.

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Italian

Noun

pustule f

  1. plural of pustula

Old French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin pustula.

Noun

pustule f (oblique plural pustules, nominative singular pustule, nominative plural pustules)

  1. pustule

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Romanian

Noun

pustule

  1. plural of pustulă