Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small, solid, usually inflammatory elevation of the skin that does not contain pus.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A papula or pimple.

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

  • noun Same as papula.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A small, inflammatory, irritated spot on skin; similar in appearance to a pimple, without containing pus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small inflamed elevation of skin that is nonsuppurative (as in chicken pox)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin papula.]

Examples

  • According to WIkipedia a "nodule" can be: "a small knobbly rock or mineral cluster, such as a manganese nodule; a small aggregation of cells; a lesion similar to a papule; or Root nodule, an outgrowth formed on the roots of legumes that house symbiotic bacteria that fix atmospheric nitrogen and provide it to the plant in exchange for carbon."

    NASA Watch: March 2009 Archives

  • According to WIkipedia a "nodule" can be: "a small knobbly rock or mineral cluster, such as a manganese nodule; a small aggregation of cells; a lesion similar to a papule; or Root nodule, an outgrowth formed on the roots of legumes that house symbiotic bacteria that fix atmospheric nitrogen and provide it to the plant in exchange for carbon."

    America's New Space "Nodule" - NASA Watch

  • According to WIkipedia a "nodule" can be: "a small knobbly rock or mineral cluster, such as a manganese nodule; a small aggregation of cells; a lesion similar to a papule; or Root nodule, an outgrowth formed on the roots of legumes that house symbiotic bacteria that fix atmospheric nitrogen and provide it to the plant in exchange for carbon."

    NASA Watch: Keith Cowing: March 2009 Archives

  • The injection itself releases some of the pressure, and the cortisone acts as an anti-inflammatory so it turns off the neutrophils and flattens the papule.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • According to WIkipedia a "nodule" can be: "a small knobbly rock or mineral cluster, such as a manganese nodule; a small aggregation of cells; a lesion similar to a papule; or Root nodule, an outgrowth formed on the roots of legumes that house symbiotic bacteria that fix atmospheric nitrogen and provide it to the plant in exchange for carbon."

    NASA Watch: ISS News: March 2009 Archives

  • The injection itself releases some of the pressure, and the cortisone acts as an anti-inflammatory so it turns off the neutrophils and flattens the papule.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • The injection itself releases some of the pressure, and the cortisone acts as an anti-inflammatory so it turns off the neutrophils and flattens the papule.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • This neutrophilic accumulation causes a small papule, or pimple.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • This neutrophilic accumulation causes a small papule, or pimple.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • This neutrophilic accumulation causes a small papule, or pimple.

    Simple Skin Beauty

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