Definition of papule
: a small solid usually conical elevation of the skin
Examples of papule in a Sentence
the reddish, itchy papules that are characteristic of the rash
Recent Examples of papule from the Web
Skin imperfections are revealed to have names—papules, pustules, milia, cysts—and to respond to certain treatments.
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Origin and Etymology of papule
First Known Use: 1821See Words from the same year
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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