pustule NOUN a small blister or pimple containing pus.
DERIVATIVES pustular adjective.
ORIGIN Latin pustula.

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  • Pustular — Pus tu*lar, a. 1. Of or pertaining to pustules; as, pustular prominences; pustular eruptions. [1913 Webster] 2. Covered with pustulelike prominences; pustulate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pustular — [pus′chə lər, pus′tyələr] adj. 1. of, or having the nature of, pustules 2. covered with pustules: Also pustulous …   English World dictionary

  • pustular — lə(r) adjective Etymology: pustule + ar 1. : of, relating to, or of the character of pustules pustular prominences pustular eruptions 2. : covered with pustular prominences : pustulate …   Useful english dictionary

  • pustular — Relating to or marked by pustules. * * * pus·tu·lar lər adj 1) of, relating to, or resembling pustules <pustular eruptions> 2) covered with pustular prominences: PUSTULATED …   Medical dictionary

  • pustular — adjective Date: 1739 1. of, relating to, or resembling pustules 2. covered with pustular prominences ; pustulated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pustular eruption — pustular drug eruption acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis …   Medical dictionary

  • Pustular psoriasis — A type of recurring psoriasis characterized by the appearance of pus filed pimples and sores in clusters. It can be intensely painful, * * * chronic, relapsing psoriasis characterized by vesicles or pustules, generally occurring in association… …   Medical dictionary

  • pustular — /pus cheuh leuhr/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of pustules. 2. characterized by or covered with pustules. [1730 40; < NL pustularis. See PUSTULE, AR1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pustular — adjective Of, pertaining to, or containing pustules …   Wiktionary

  • pustular — pÊŒstʃəlÉ™(r) / pÊŒstjÊŠlÉ™(r) adj. producing pus filled pimples or blisters; pertaining to pus filled pimples or blisters …   English contemporary dictionary

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