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pus·tule

 (pŭs′cho͞ol, pŭs′tyo͞ol)
n.
1. A small inflamed elevation of the skin that is filled with pus; a pimple.
2. A small swelling similar to a blister or pimple.
3. Something likened to an inflamed, pus-filled lesion: "a cool glimpse of green between hot pustules of sooty sprawl" (Nicholas Proffitt).

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin pūstula, blister.]

pustule

(ˈpʌstjuːl)
n
1. (Pathology) a small inflamed elevated area of skin containing pus
2. (Pathology) any small distinct spot resembling a pimple or blister
[C14: from Latin pustula a blister, variant of pūsula; compare Greek phusallis bladder, phusa bellows]
pustular adj

pus•tule

(ˈpʌs tʃʊl)

n.
1. a small elevation of the skin containing pus.
2. any pimplelike or blisterlike swelling or elevation.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin pūstula, pūsula a pimple, blister]
pus′tuled, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pustule - a small inflamed elevation of skin containing puspustule - a small inflamed elevation of skin containing pus; a blister filled with pus
bleb, bulla, blister - (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid
hickey, pimple, zit - a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne
pock - a pustule in an eruptive disease

pustule

noun boil, spot, gathering, blister, ulcer, fester, pimple, abscess, zit (slang) She had a large number of little pimples and pustules on her face.
Translations

pustule

[ˈpʌstjuːl] Npústula f

pustule

nPustel f, → Eiterpickel m

pus·tule

n. pústula, costra, elevación pequeña de la piel que contiene pus;
pop. postilla.

pustule

n pústula
References in classic literature ?
Over the south side of this place bent the wrinkled and sullen façade of the Hôtel Dieu, and its roof, which seemed covered with warts and pustules.
Little red spots were produced on the tender skin of the arm, which appeared as if they would have formed watery pustules, but did not.
July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare today announced positive results from a Phase III trial that evaluated a 15% foam formulation of its compound azelaic acid (AzA) for the topical treatment of inflammatory papules and pustules of rosacea.
And then I knew: Your wiles would be well worth the infected bites that would soon cover my body in painful pustules.
Over the next 4 days, approximately 30 pustules developed, several of which began to drain.
Leaving mildew control until later in the season, often in response to the appearance of visible mildew pustules, requires use of curative material at higher rates to clean the leaves three and four, Mr Roy said.
38% in the tretinoin group, and papules plus pustules by 36% vs.
Typical signs and symptoms include a rash, pimples or pustules located around a hair follicle which may crust over and occur typically on the neck or groin area, itching and reddened skin.
It has been more than 190 years sincethe discharge from cowpox pustules was used to protect humans from smallpox in a new process called vaccination.
It affects primarily the face and is characterized by the appearance of inflammatory lesions (papules, pustules and nodules), erythema (skin redness) and telangiectasia (spider veins).
It often affects the beard area of the face, causing unsightly pustules.
The 12-week and 48-week studies of PyratineXR showed significant decrease in the appearance of papules and pustules associated with inflammatory skin conditions such as rosacea, as well as a significant decrease in the appearance of the redness," said Dr.