What is another word for papule?

Pronunciation: [pˈapjuːl] (IPA)

Papule is a medical term used to describe a small, raised bump on the skin. It can be caused by a variety of conditions, such as acne, chickenpox or insect bites. However, there are also other words that can be used interchangeably with papule. For instance, a papule can also be referred to as a pimple, a bump, a nodule, a lesion, a zit, or a spot. Each term can be used depending upon the context and the associated condition. Using synonyms for papule allows doctors to communicate more effectively with their patients as well as with other healthcare professionals.

What are the hypernyms for Papule?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Papule?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for papule (as nouns)

Usage examples for Papule

The rash is peculiar to itself, not usually mistaken for anything else, being a purplish red, slightly elevated, flattened papule, about the size of a split pea.
"The Mother and Her Child"
William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
On the second or third day after vaccination a red papule appears which soon grows larger, and, after five or six days, it becomes filled with a watery fluid.
"The Mother and Her Child"
William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler

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