of, relating to, or of the nature of pustules.
characterized by or covered with pustules.

Nearby words

  1. pussy-whip,
  2. pussy-willow,
  3. pussycat,
  4. pussyfoot,
  5. pustulant,
  6. pustulate,
  7. pustulation,
  8. pustule,
  9. pustulosis,
  10. pustulosis palmaris et plantaris

Origin of pustular

From the New Latin word pūstulāris, dating back to 1730–40. See pustule, -ar1

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Medicine definitions for pustular




Of, relating to, or consisting of pustules.

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