Definition for PUS-TULE

PUS-TULE, n. [pus'l or pus'tul; the former is the usual pronunciation in America. Fr. pustule; L. pustula; from the root of push.]

In medicine, an elevation of the cuticle, with an inflamed base, containing pus. Pustules are various in their size; but, the diameter of the largest seldom exceeds two lines. – Willan.

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