malignant pustule

noun

: localized anthrax of the skin taking the form of a pimple surrounded by a zone of edema and hyperemia and tending to become necrotic and ulcerated

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“Malignant pustule.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/malignant%20pustule. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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