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furuncle

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noun fu·run·cle \ˈfyu̇r-ˌəŋ-kəl\

Definition of furuncle

  1. :  2boil



Origin and Etymology of furuncle

Latin furunculus petty thief, boil, diminutive of furon-, furo ferret, thief, from fur


First Known Use: 1676


Medical Dictionary

furuncle

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noun fu·run·cle \ˈfyu̇(ə)r-ˌəŋ-kəl\

Medical Definition of furuncle

  1. :  boil

furuncular

\fyu̇-ˈrəŋ-kyə-lər\play adjective

furunculous

\-ləs\play adjective



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of furuncle Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about furuncle


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