Pustule

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English

Noun

Pustule (plural Pustules)
  1. A small accumulation of pus in the epidermis or dermis.
  2. A pimple filled with pus

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abscess, aposteme, bed sore, birthmark, blackhead, blain, bleb, blemish, blister, boil, bubo, bulla, bump, bunion, canker, canker sore, carbuncle, chancre, chancroid, check, chilblain, cicatrix, cold sore, comedo, corn, crack, crater, craze, cyst, defacement, defect, deformation, deformity, dilatation, dilation, disfiguration, disfigurement, distension, distortion, edema, eschar, fault, felon, fester, festering, fever blister, fistula, flaw, freckle, furuncle, furunculus, gathering, gumboil, hemangioma, hemorrhoids, hickey, intumescence, keloid, kibe, kink, lentigo, lesion, lump, milium, mole, needle scar, nevus, papula, papule, paronychia, parulis, petechia, piles, pimple, pit, pock, pockmark, polyp, port-wine mark, port-wine stain, rift, rising, scab, scar, scratch, sebaceous cyst, soft chancre, sore, split, stigma, strawberry mark, sty, suppuration, swell, swelling, swollenness, track, tubercle, tumefaction, tumescence, tumidity, tumor, turgescence, turgescency, turgidity, twist, ulcer, ulceration, verruca, vesicle, wale, warp, wart, weal, welt, wen, wheal, whelk, whitehead, whitlow, wound

Etymology

From Latin pustula (inflamed sore, blister).

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Italian

Noun

pustule f.

  1. Plural form of pustula.
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