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furuncle

noun fu·run·cle \ˈfyr-ˌəŋ-kəl\

Definition of FURUNCLE

:  2boil

Origin of FURUNCLE

Latin furunculus petty thief, boil, diminutive of furon-, furo ferret, thief, from fur
First Known Use: 1676

furuncle

noun fu·run·cle \ˈfy(ə)r-ˌəŋ-kəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FURUNCLE

:  boil
fu·run·cu·lar \fy-ˈrəŋ-kyə-lər\ adjective
fu·run·cu·lous \-ləs\ adjective

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