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noun, plural pap·u·lae [pap-yuh-lee] /ˈpæp yəˌli/.
  1. 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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Related Words for papulae

blister, blemish, lump, acne, abscess, zit, carbuncle, spot, bump, excrescence, boil, inflammation, whitehead, hickey, furuncle, pustule, papule, blackhead, caruncle, goober