Origin of furuncle
Examples from the Web for furuncular
Historical Examples of furuncular
They are usually vesicular, pustular, or furuncular—that is to say, irritative.
The pyogenic cocci are added factors in the pustular and furuncular cases.
Furuncular or abscess-like formations may develop, usually from secondary infection.
In several cases there has been abundant sweating; and in one there was a very remarkable miliary and furuncular eruption.Parasites
T. Spencer Cobbold
- pathol the technical name for boil 2
Word Origin for furuncle
"a boil," 1670s, from Latin furunculus, "a boil," literally "little thief," diminutive of fur "thief." Related: Furuncular; furunculous.