parulis

[ puh-roo-lis ]
/ pəˈru lɪs /

noun Pathology.

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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
/ (pəˈruːlɪs) /

noun plural -lides (-lɪˌdiːz)

pathol another name for gumboil

Word Origin for parulis

C19: from para- 1 + Greek oulon gum
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