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Meaning of PAPULA

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pap"u*la\, n.; pl. {Papul[ae]}. [L.]
1. (Med.) A pimple; a small, usually conical, elevation of
   the cuticle, produced by congestion, accumulated
   secretion, or hypertrophy of tissue; a papule. --Quain.

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the numerous small hollow processes of
   the integument between the plates of starfishes.

 

 

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