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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French pustule, from Latin pustula (inflamed sore, blister).

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pustule (plural pustules)

  1. (dermatology) A small accumulation of pus in the epidermis or dermis.
  2. A pimple filled with pus.
    • 1952, Norman Lewis, Golden Earth, Chapter 8:
      Pigmy pagodas sprouted like pustules.
  3. Anything like a pustule, on plants or animals; a small blister.

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pustule f

  1. plural of pustula

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pustula.

NounEdit

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

  1. pustule

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RomanianEdit

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pustule

  1. plural of pustulă