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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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Number of pustules gradually started decreasing from third day of therapy onwards and new pustules were not developed during therapy.
Many lesions were superinfected as indicated by pustules or suppuration, and the nails of six toes were deformed or had already fallen off.
Acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory dermatosis of the pilosebaceous follicles, characterized by comedones, papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and scars.
Traits of infection type, latent period, pustule size and pustule density were measured.
The temperature of the water has no affect on acne or pustule formation.
A severity score (0 to 4 = worst) was based on pustule type and estimated percentage leaf area diseased (see footnote Table 3), and incidence was the percentage of plants in a plot infected with rust.
Insect bites can lead to various skin lesions such as pustules, vesicles, papules, nodules, erosions and urticaria.
A two month old Dachshund pup was presented with history of face swelling and pustules on face and neck region since three weeks (Fig.
In plants without pustule, number 25 was considered for statistical analysis.
Bacterial and fungal cultures collected from an intact pustule on the scalp with a standard culture swab should also be undertaken with pustular disease.
0 d in TMV 2) and longer latent (14-25 d as compared with 9 d in TMV 2 when first pustule sporulated) periods, reduced number of pustules per leaflet (52-110 pustules as compared with 310 in TMV 2 at 50 DAI), smaller pustule diameter (0.
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