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Pap"u*la (?), n.; pl. Papulae (#). [L.]

1. Med.

A pimple; a small, usually conical, elevation of the cuticle, produced by congestion, accumulated secretion, or hypertrophy of tissue; a papule.


2. Zool.

One of the numerous small hollow processes of the integument between the plates of starfishes.


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