[verb puhs-chuh-leyt; adjective puhs-chuh-lit, -leyt]Pathology
- to cause to form pustules.
- to become pustular.
- covered with pustules.
Origin of pustulate
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All are pustulate above; in most specimens the pustules form no pattern, but in some they tend to form a V in the scapular region.The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico
William E. Duellman
- to form or cause to form into pustules
- covered with pustules
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- To form or cause to form pustules.
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