papula

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin papula (mole).

Noun[edit]

papula (plural papulae)

  1. (medicine) A pimple; a small, usually conical, elevation of the cuticle, produced by congestion, accumulated secretion, or hypertrophy of tissue; a papule.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Quain to this entry?)
  2. (zoology) One of the numerous small hollow processes of the integument between the plates of starfishes.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for papula in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin.

Noun[edit]

papula f (plural papule)

  1. (pathology) papule

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pap- (pock mark, nipple).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

papula f (genitive papulae); first declension

  1. (medicine) pustule, pimple
  2. mote

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative papula papulae
genitive papulae papulārum
dative papulae papulīs
accusative papulam papulās
ablative papulā papulīs
vocative papula papulae

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References[edit]

  • papula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • papula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “papula”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • papula” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)