Definition of Papula

1. n. A pimple; a small, usually conical, elevation of the cuticle, produced by congestion, accumulated secretion, or hypertrophy of tissue; a papule.



Definition of Papula

1. papule [n -LAE] - See also: papule

Medical Definition of Papula

1. Origin: L. 1. A pimple; a small, usually conical, elevation of the cuticle, produced by congestion, accumulated secretion, or hypertrophy of tissue; a papule. 2. One of the numerous small hollow processes of the integument between the plates of starfishes. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Papula

pappus
pappuses
pappy
pappyshow
pappyshowed
pappyshowing
paprica
papricas
paprika
paprika sauce
paprikas
paprikash
paprikashes
papua new guinea
papuars
papula (current term)
papulae
papular
papular acrodermatitis of childhood
papular dermatitis of pregnancy
papular fever
papular mucinosis
papular scrofuloderma
papular stomatitis virus of cattle
papular syphilid
papular tuberculid
papular urticaria
papulation
papule
papules

Literary usage of Papula

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1. The Practice of medicine by Thomas Hawkes Tanner (1874)
"Amongst the lower orders, the ill-fed aud the scrofulous are those who chiefly suffer. ORDER V. papula. ... [from papula =: a pimple] are small, solid, ..."

2. A Glossary to the Works of William Shakespeare by Alexander Dyce (1902)
"•whelks, wheals, pustules ("A whelk, papula.pustula." Coles's Lat. and Engl. Did.), HS. iii. 6. 108. when? an expression of impatience: Come, thou tortoise! ..."

3. A Practical treatise on the diseases of infancy and childhood by Thomas Hawkes Tanner, Alfred Meadows (1879)
"papula. 1. LICHEN.—This is a papular affection, readily recognized by the minute hard red elevations of the skin which it presents, together with the ..."

4. Journal of Cutaneous and Genito-urinary Diseases (1902)
"papula-tubercular lesions of the wrists. palms or soles. The individual spots were irregularly circular, non- elevated, and some 2 to 3 millimeters in ..."

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