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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
4 Numerous reddish-brown or pale, monomorphic maculopapules, plaques or nodules appear in a symmetrical distribution in various locations on the body (except the face, head, palms, and soles) with the highest concentration usually being on the trunk and thighs.
There were multiple maculopapules symmetrically distributed over the palms (a) and the soles (b), ranging from 2 to 10 cm in diameter.
A patient with UP may present with brown or reddish maculopapules, papules, nodules, pruritus, and flushing of the face.