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papula

[pap-yuh-luh] /ˈpæp yə lə/
noun, plural papulae
[pap-yuh-lee] /ˈpæp yəˌli/ (Show IPA)
1.
one of the small, ciliated projections of the body wall of an echinoderm, serving for respiration and excretion.
Origin of papula
1700-1710
1700-10; < New Latin, Latin: pimple, pustule. See papule
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