\pˈapjʊlə], \pˈapjʊlə], \p_ˈa_p_j_ʊ_l_ə]\
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By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A small, acuminated elevation of the cuticle, with an inflamed base; very seldom containing a fluid, or suppurating, and commonly terminating in scurf or desquamation. An eruption of pimples is called, in Devonshire, Murfles. Papulae form the first order of Willan and Batemanâ€™s arrangement of cutaneous diseases.
By Robley Dunglison