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: 1821


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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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