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pap·ule

 (păp′yo͞ol) also pap·u·la (-yə-lə)
n. pl. pap·ules also pap·u·lae (-yə-lē′)
A small, solid, usually inflammatory elevation of the skin that does not contain pus.

[Latin papula.]

pap′u·lar (-yə-lər) adj.

papule

(ˈpæpjuːl) or

papula

n, pl -ules or -ulae (-jʊˌliː)
(Pathology) pathol a small solid usually round elevation of the skin
[C19: from Latin papula pustule, pimple]
ˈpapular, ˈpapuˌlose, ˈpapulous adj
ˌpapuˈliferous adj

pap•ule

(ˈpæp yul)

n.
a small, somewhat pointed, usu. inflammatory elevation of the skin.
[1855–60; < Latin papula pimple, pustule, akin to papilla nipple. See pap2, -ule]
pap′u•lar (-yə lər) adj.
pap′u•lose` (-yəˌloʊs) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.papule - a small inflamed elevation of skin that is nonsuppurative (as in chicken pox)
papulovesicle, vesicopapule - a papule that changes into a blister
hickey, pimple, zit - a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne
Translations

pap·ule

n. pápula, protuberancia en la piel compuesta de materia sólida.
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Angiosarcomas typically present as a bruise or as multifocal, raised, purplish-red papulae.
The speckles are often maculae rather than papulae and develop during a period of months to years, with the number of elements ranging from eight to 10, and in some cases up to 30 elements, generally in relation to the size of NS.
Care was taken not to include the coelomic extensions to papulae.