- of, relating to, or of the nature of pustules.
- characterized by or covered with pustules.
Origin of pustular
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In what respect does the pustular syphiloderm differ from acne?
What several varieties of the pustular syphiloderm are met with?
For the pustular eruption peculiar to distemper, I apply no remedy.The Dog
Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
The pustular surface extends to the minute ramifications of the bronchiæ, and their cells beyond were highly injected.
Same on arms, but no pustular appearance; partly tuberculous, partly vesicular.
- Of, relating to, or consisting of pustules.
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