Pustule meaning

pŭscho͝ol, pŭstyo͝ol
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A small inflamed elevation of the skin that is filled with pus; a pimple.
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A small swelling similar to a blister or pimple.
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Something likened to an inflamed, pus-filled lesion.
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A small elevation of the skin containing pus.
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Any small elevation like a blister or pimple.
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A small inflamed elevation of the skin that is filled with pus; a pimple.
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A small swelling similar to a blister or pimple.
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A small inflamed swelling of the skin that is filled with pus.
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A small accumulation of pus in the epidermis or dermis.
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A pimple filled with pus.
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Origin of pustule

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin pūstula blister

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin pustula (“inflamed sore, blister").

    From Wiktionary