Pronunciation: /ˈpəsCHəˌlāt, ˈpəstyə- /[no object]
- Form into pustules: (as adjective pustulating) pustulating epidermal ulcersMore example sentences
- Her body slowly becomes a paralyzed, pustulated, corpulent emitter of foul gas.
- Brush your fingers on a single leaf and watch your hand burst into pustulating blisters.
- His face and body is a pustulating mass of burst boil craters and scaley raw flesh.
Pronunciation: /ˈpəsCHəlit, ˈpəstyə- /chiefly Biology Back to top
- Having or covered with pustules: the surface is coarsely pustulateMore example sentences
- External grooves, pits, and perforations appear much as they do in the plates, and the base is slightly expanded and pustulate.
- The base of the plate is usually slightly expanded and may have a lumpy, pustulate appearance.
Pronunciation: /ˌpəsCHəˈlāSHən, ˌpəstyə-/noun
late Middle English (as an adjective): from late Latin pustulatus, past participle of pustulare 'to blister', from pustula 'pustule'.
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