Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Entry: papular (adj.)


In context: "Or for instance that people addicted to a Substance who abruptly stop ingesting the Substance offer suffer wicked papular acne, often for months afterward, as the accumulations of the Substance slowly leave the body."

Definition:   Consisting of papules; of the nature of or bearing papules.

Other: I'm eating a late dinner as I write these, so just a great word to have scheduled.  Anyways:


1988   Update 1 Mar. 1877/2   Papular urticaria is the most frequent response to arthropod bites, and is usually described by the patient as ‘heat bumps’.

SNOOT score: 1

Page:200 (!!!)
 
Source: Oxford English Dictionary


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