papula

[ pap-yuh-luh ]
/ ˈpæp yə lə /

noun, plural pap·u·lae [pap-yuh-lee]. /ˈpæp yəˌli/.

one of the small, ciliated projections of the body wall of an echinoderm, serving for respiration and excretion.

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Origin of papula

1700–10; <New Latin, Latin: pimple, pustule. See papule
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