Definition of macule in English:

macule

Syllabification: mac·ule
Pronunciation: /ˈmakˌyo͞ol
 
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noun

  • another term for macula.
    More example sentences
    • The lesions first appear as macules or papules distributed in a dermatomal pattern, which progress into vesicles, then pustules, and, finally, crusts.
    • The skin lesions are nonpalpable macules that may persist for months to years and are typically asymptomatic except for the cosmetic appearance.
    • Impetigo is characterized by red macules and vesicles that can rupture with purulent exudates.

Origin

late 15th century: from French, or from Latin macula 'spot'.

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