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papula

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin papula (mole).

NounEdit

papula (plural papulae)

  1. (medicine) A pimple; a small, usually conical, elevation of the cuticle, produced by congestion, accumulated secretion, or hypertrophy of tissue; a papule.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Quain to this entry?)
  2. (zoology) One of the numerous small hollow processes of the integument between the plates of starfishes.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


ItalianEdit

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NounEdit

papula f (plural papule)

  1. (pathology) papule

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

papula f (genitive papulae); first declension

  1. pustule, pimple
  2. mote

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative papula papulae
genitive papulae papulārum
dative papulae papulīs
accusative papulam papulās
ablative papulā papulīs
vocative papula papulae