Examples from the Web for papule
The disease pursues a regular course of papule, pustule, and sore; and is said never to recur.The Solomon Islands and Their Natives|H. B. (Henry Brougham) Guppy
In the venereal disease the local trouble commences as a papule and breaks into an ulcer without having formed a pustule.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
Involution is marked by cessation of oozing, subsidence of the papule and scar-like changes at the site of the lesion.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
This papule increases in superficial area, but not in height, and gradually loses its redness.
Slight exudation of plasma, with a few corpuscles, usually follows, and produces elevation of the papule itself.
British Dictionary definitions for papule
noun plural -ules or -ulae (-jʊˌliː)
Word Origin for papule
Word Origin and History for papule
1864, from Latin papula "pustule, pimple, swelling" (see pap (n.2)). Related: Papular.