Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, pustulous eruption: a term used by Hippocrates, and in Good's system including variola or smallpox.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) An eruption of pustules.

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  • noun medicine An eruption of pustules.

Etymologies

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Latin, from Ancient Greek word meaning "suppuration".

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