pustulant

noun
pus·​tu·​lant | \ ˈpəs-chə-lənt How to pronounce pustulant (audio) ; ˈpəs-tyə-, -tə- \

Definition of pustulant

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an agent (such as a chemical) that induces pustule formation

pustulant

adjective

Definition of pustulant (Entry 2 of 2)

: producing pustules

First Known Use of pustulant

Noun

1861, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Pustulant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pustulant. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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More Definitions for pustulant

pustulant

noun
pus·​tu·​lant | \ ˈpəs-chə-lənt, ˈpəs-t(y)ə- How to pronounce pustulant (audio) \

Medical Definition of pustulant

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an agent (as a chemical) that induces pustule formation

pustulant

adjective

Medical Definition of pustulant (Entry 2 of 2)

: producing pustules

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