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.

Nearby words

  1. paprika,
  2. papua,
  3. papua new guinea,
  4. papua new guinean,
  5. papuan,
  6. papular mucinosis,
  7. papular tuberculid,
  8. papular urticaria,
  9. papulation,
  10. papule

Origin of papula

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

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