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pustule

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a small, inflamed swelling of the skin
  • smallpox's characteristic pustules typically resulted in permanent scarring for survivors of the dreaded disease

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The first known use of pustule was in the 14th century

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“Pustule.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pustule. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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