scutulum


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scutulum

 [sku´tu-lum]
one of the disklike or saucerlike crusts characteristic of favus.

scu·tu·lum

, pl.

scu·tu·la

(skū'chū-lŭm, -lă; skū'chū-lŭm),
A yellow, saucer-shaped crust, the characteristic lesion of favus, consisting of a mass of hyphae, pus, and scales.
[L. dim. of scutum, shield]

scu·tu·lum

, pl. scutula (skyū'tyū-lŭm, -lă)
A yellow, saucer-shaped crust, the characteristic lesion of favus, consisting of a mass of hyphae and spores.
[L. dim. of scutum, shield]