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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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Key Words: Piezogenic pedal papule, mitral valve insufficiency
Piezogenic pedal papules are herniations of subcutaneous fat into the dermis.
These include corns, friction blisters, athlete's nodules, jogger's itch, jogger's nipples, piezogenic pedal papules and acne mechanica due to occlusion of the skin, pressure and frictional rubbing.