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Meaning of PAPULE

Pronunciation:  'papyool

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a small inflamed elevation of skin that is nonsuppurative (as in chicken pox)

PAPULE is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 See Also: hickey, pimple



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pap"ule\, n.; pl. {Papules}.
Same as {Papula}.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A papule is a solid area of skin that is palpable above the surrounding skin and less than 1 cm in diameter.
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