[puhs-chuh-ley-shuh n]


the formation or breaking out of pustules.

Nearby words

  1. pussycat,
  2. pussyfoot,
  3. pustulant,
  4. pustular,
  5. pustulate,
  6. pustule,
  7. pustulosis,
  8. pustulosis palmaris et plantaris,
  9. pustulous,
  10. put

Origin of pustulation

1870–75; < Late Latin pūstulātiōn- (stem of pūstulātiō) a blistering. See pustulate, -ion

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Medicine definitions for pustulation




The formation or appearance of pustules.

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