from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The formation or appearance of pustules.
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- n. The act of producing pustules.
- n. The state of being pustulated.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of producing pustules; the state of being pustulated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The formation or breaking out of pustules.
He advises internal medication with the building up of the general health, or suggests allowing the inflamed glands to empty themselves after pustulation.
Devilliers, Blot, and Depaul all speak of congenital small-pox, the child born dead and showing evidences of the typical small-pox pustulation, with a history of the mother having been infected during pregnancy.
The _small-papular syphiloderm_ (_miliary papular syphiloderm_) usually shows itself in the third or fourth month of the disease, and consists of a more or less generalized eruption of disseminated or grouped, firm, rounded or acuminated pin-head to millet-seed-sized papules, with smooth or slightly scaly summits, and in some lesions showing pointed pustulation.
They begin as small maculo-papules, as papules, or as minute nodules in or on the skin, and gradually become small pea-sized, with a tendency to slight vesiculation or pustulation at the central part.
The most common form is generalized pustular psoriasis (von Zumbusch type), an acute, severe form that is associated with fever, severe pruritus, toxicity, malaise, and painful pustulation.