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pustule

 [pus´tūl]
a small, elevated, circumscribed, pus-containing lesion of the skin.

pus·tule

(pŭs'tyūl),
A circumscribed, superficial elevation of the skin, up to 1 cm in diameter, containing purulent material.
[L. pustula]

pustule

/pus·tule/ (pus´tūl) a small, elevated, circumscribed, pus-containing lesion of the skin.pus´tular

pustule

(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).

pustule

[pus′cho̅o̅l]
Etymology: L, pustula
a small circumscribed elevation of the skin containing fluid that is usually purulent. pustular, adj.
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Pustule

pustule

Dermatology A collection of pus, inflammatory debris and often dying/dead microorganisms. See Abscess, Malignant pustule, Spongiform pustule.

pus·tule

(pŭs'tyūl)
A small, circumscribed elevation of the skin, containing purulent material.
[L. pustula]

pustule

A small skin elevation or pimple containing PUS and often forming in a hair follicle. Many, but not all, are caused by skin infection. ACNE pustules are caused by the irritation of SEBUM within the skin.

pustule

a blister-like area on a plant structure from which a fungal fruiting body emerges.

Pustule

A small raised pimple or blister-like swelling of the skin that contains pus.
Mentioned in: Boils, Rosacea

pustule

small, circumscribed, elevated and inflamed skin lesion, with pus at its centre

pus·tule

(pŭs'tyūl)
A circumscribed, superficial elevation of the skin, up to 1 cm in diameter, containing purulent material.
[L. pustula]

pustule (pus´chūl),

n a vesicular lesion containing suppuration rather than clear fluid.

pustule

a small, elevated, circumscribed, pus-containing lesion of the skin or cornea; usually thin-walled and ruptures easily. Cutaneous pustules may be epidermal, intraepidermal or subepidermal. The corneal lesions may be superficial or subcorneal.
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AGEP is an uncommon condition characterized by an acute episode and sudden eruption of hundreds of sterile pustules.
By the application of spore suspension of these biocontrol agents on the plants infected with yellow rust at early stages it will reduces the number of pustules on the plants.
Erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp (EPDS) is a rare condition characterized by sterile pustules, erosions and crusted lesions on the scalp of elderly patients.
From pustule size view point, line 1 produced the biggest pustules of 5.
These gels contain the antibiotic, metronidazole, and help treat the inflamed papules and pustules of rosacea.
Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis (AGEP) is a dermatosis characterised by an acute episode of appearance of sub-corneal sterile pustules over erythematous-edematous skin.
Because variolae vaccinae, literally, "cow pustules," was the medical Latin name for cowpox, the virus-containing material used for inoculations eventually came to be called vaccine.
In the first few weeks these agents may cause irritant dermatitis or even some acne pustules, so tell the patient "there's a chance that you may get worse before you're better," said Dr.
He sports facial pustules, blood-flecked nostrils, nicotine-stained fingers and that air of dilapidation that marks the habitual drug-taker.