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synonyms for pustule

  • ulcer
  • boil
  • carbuncle
See also synonyms for: pustules
  • acne
  • blemish
  • blister
  • lump
  • abscess
  • blackhead
  • boil
  • bump
  • carbuncle
  • caruncle
  • excrescence
  • furuncle
  • hickey
  • inflammation
  • papule
  • spot
  • whitehead
  • zit
  • beauty spot
  • papula
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How to use pustule in a sentence

In the case of the dog, the animal developed pustules about 12 days after its owners reported symptoms.
THE FIRST KNOWN MONKEYPOX INFECTION IN A PET DOG HINTS AT SPILLOVER RISKTINA HESMAN SAEYAUGUST 17, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
The group made it to the Americas just in time to use one final remaining pustule—and to replenish their chain of children by renting some from local families.
WHY YOUNG ORPHANS WERE ONCE USED AS HUMAN REFRIGERATORSPOPSCI STAFFFEBRUARY 9, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
Two boys would be infected with cowpox, and just before their pustules healed over, their pus would be used to inoculate another pair, and so on.
WHY YOUNG ORPHANS WERE ONCE USED AS HUMAN REFRIGERATORSPOPSCI STAFFFEBRUARY 9, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
Although smallpox was a widespread and frightening disease, many resisted variolation, which meant inserting material from a smallpox sufferer’s pustules into a healthy person’s skin.
COMPARED TO POLIO AND SMALLPOX, AMERICA'S COVID-19 VACCINATION CAMPAIGN IS GOING GREATHILARY SMITHDECEMBER 17, 2021TIME
Later, rashes develop on the face and body which turn into lesions, pustules, and eventually scabs.
THERE’S A SECOND CASE OF MONKEYPOX IN THE US THIS YEAR—BUT DON’T FREAK OUTHANNAH SEONOVEMBER 18, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Bacterial DNA also suggest that the ancient plague victim didn’t develop pustules or infect his family.
ANCIENT HUMAN BONES REVEAL THE OLDEST KNOWN STRAIN OF THE PLAGUEJAIME CHAMBERSJUNE 29, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The pustule on the fore finger shews the disease in an earlier stage.
AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE VARIOLAE VACCINAEEDWARD JENNER
Little white specks appear upon the wool, and are soon followed by a small pustule at the root.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
As well might you account for the smallpox by saying that the first pustule was the cause of the disease.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 9 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
Pustule, pus′tūl, n. a small pimple containing pus: anything like a pustule, on plants or animals: a small blister.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PUSTULE

  • boil
  • carbuncle
  • pustule
  • ulcer
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