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papule

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noun pap·ule \ˈpa-(ˌ)pyül\

Definition of papule

  1. :  a small solid usually conical elevation of the skin



Examples of papule in a sentence

  1. <the reddish, itchy papules that are characteristic of the rash>



Origin and Etymology of papule

Latin papula


First Known Use: 1864


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papule

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noun pap·ule \ˈpap-(ˌ)yül\

Medical Definition of papule

  1. :  a small solid usually conical elevation of the skin caused by inflammation, accumulated secretion, or hypertrophy of tissue elements




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