papule

noun pap·ule \ ˈpa-(ˌ)pyül \
Updated on: 22 Apr 2018

Definition of papule

: 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

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Origin and Etymology of papule

Latin papula

papule Synonyms

Synonyms

boil, fester, pimple, pock, pustule, whelk, zit [slang];


Medical Dictionary

papule

noun pap·ule \ ˈpap-(ˌ)yül \

medical Definition of papule

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

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