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Pustulant

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Pustulant (Med) Producing pustules.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pustulant Causing the formation of pustules.
    • n pustulant An irritant application causing pustulation.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. pustulans, p. pr. See Pustulate (v. t.)

Usage

In literature:

The small red pustules which produce the spores and, on rough barked trees, appear only in the crevices.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Third Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
This brought out purple pustules over the breast and arms.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
Pustules are sometimes developed under the skin and may appear in great numbers.
"Prof. Koch's Method to Cure Tuberculosis Popularly Treated" by Max Birnbaum
When the pustules on the face recede, the face swells; and when those of the hands recede, the hands swell; and the same of the feet in succession.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
Surface smooth, with white spots to represent the pustules.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
The pustule on the fore finger shews the disease in an earlier stage.
"An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae" by Edward Jenner
During the greater part of the year, both kinds of spores are to be found in the same pustule.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
He was struck with its great resemblance to the smallpox pustule.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 14" by Various
It does not, however, cause pustulation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
The eyes were glassy, the tongue red and covered with pustules.
"Marguerite de Valois" by Alexandre Dumas
The face of one of them was badly swollen, and covered with pustules.
"The Story of a Strange Career" by Anonymous
Its contents rapidly become turbid and in a few hours it is converted into a pustule.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
He sickened on the eighth day: a few pustules appeared; they were late and slow in their progress, and small.
"Makers of Modern Medicine" by James J. Walsh
If the patients have but seventy or eighty pustules, they die of it as of the plague.
"Lachesis Lapponica" by Carl von Linné
Many of these fungi cause distortions or pustules on leaves and other organs.
"Disease in Plants" by H. Marshall Ward
Pustules filled with blood may appear at several points.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
At twenty minutes to 12 the pustules will be too much for her, and she will expire.
"The English Novel" by Sidney Lanier
When the scabs begin to heal, the pustules to retreat, and the fiery sores to fade, a cure may be anticipated.
"Sheep, Swine, and Poultry" by Robert Jennings
When applied to the skin, ipecacuanha powder acts as a powerful irritant, even to the extent of causing pustulation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6" by Various
A pustule, a blister.
"An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language" by John Jamieson
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In news:

The pustule in question has risen on Dennis Bagley, a London advertising whiz who harvests a fortune for his clients by playing on the public's fear of dandruff, piles, bad breath and the like.
Symptoms of stripe rust include pustules that are small and round and usually occur in groups, forming yellowish-orange stripes on the leaf surface, hence the name.
Pustulant tumors that become infested with maggots deform their faces, forcing teeth from their jaws.
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