[ verb puhs-chuh-leyt; adjective puhs-chuh-lit, -leyt ]
/ verb ˈpʌs tʃəˌleɪt; adjective ˈpʌs tʃə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /
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verb (used with object), pus·tu·lat·ed, pus·tu·lat·ing.
to cause to form pustules.
verb (used without object), pus·tu·lat·ed, pus·tu·lat·ing.
to become pustular.
covered with pustules.
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Example sentences from the Web for pustulate
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.
Dorsum irregularly pustulate; in some specimens the pustules tend to form a V in the scapular region.
British Dictionary definitions for pustulate
to form or cause to form into pustules
adjective (ˈpʌstjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
covered with pustules
Derived forms of pustulatepustulation, noun
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Medical definitions for pustulate
[ pŭs′chə-lāt′ ]
To form or cause to form pustules.
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