papule

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n papule a small inflamed elevation of skin that is nonsuppurative (as in chicken pox)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Papule Same as Papula.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n papule A papula or pimple.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Papule a pimple
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. papula, a pimple.

Usage

In literature:

The secondary stage commences about a fortnight after the papule has healed.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The first appearance is that of a sharply defined papule, rarely larger than a split pea.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
It consists of a bright red eruption, composed of little papules, close together.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
CONGESTION, WITH SMALL PIMPLES, OR PAPULES.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Scattered papules, vesico-papules and pustules may usually be seen upon the involved area or about the border.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
The papule develops in from 3 to 24 hours.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
EC'ZEMA is a skin eruption marked by the appearance of papules or vesicles and accompanied by irritation of the affected part, frequently very severe.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
We also noticed an eruption of pale-reddish, slightly elevated papules in seven cases.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
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In news:

Vellus hair cysts typically appear as numerous small papules in the precordial area in children.
Vellus hair cysts typically appear as numerous small papules in the precordial area in children.
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