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pustulate

[ verb puhs-chuh-leyt; adjective puhs-chuh-lit, -leyt ]
/ verb 藞p蕦s t蕛蓹藢le瑟t; adjective 藞p蕦s t蕛蓹 l瑟t, -藢le瑟t /
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verb (used with object), pus路tu路lat路ed, pus路tu路lat路ing.
to cause to form pustules.
verb (used without object), pus路tu路lat路ed, pus路tu路lat路ing.
to become pustular.
adjective
covered with pustules.
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Origin of pustulate

1600鈥10; <Late Latin p奴stul膩tus, past participle of p奴stul膩re to blister. See pustule, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for pustulate

pustulate

verb (藞p蕦stj蕣藢le瑟t)
to form or cause to form into pustules
adjective (藞p蕦stj蕣l瑟t, -藢le瑟t)
covered with pustules

Derived forms of pustulate

pustulation, noun
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Medical definitions for pustulate

pustulate
[ p怒sch蓹-l膩t鈥 ]

v.
To form or cause to form pustules.
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