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parulis

[puh-roo-lis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. gumboil.
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Origin of parulis

< New Latin < Greek paroulís, equivalent to par- par- + -oulis, derivative of oûlon gum
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British Dictionary definitions for parulis

parulis

noun plural -lides (-lɪˌdiːz)
  1. pathol another name for gumboil
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Word Origin

C19: from para- 1 + Greek oulon gum
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