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Origin: L.

1. (Science: medicine) A pimple; a small, usually conical, elevation of the cuticle, produced by congestion, accumulated secretion, or hypertrophy of tissue; a papule.

2. (Science: zoology) One of the numerous small hollow processes of the integument between the plates of starfishes.

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The Fiber Disease

... disease. The patient was a 59-year-old man, a storeroom employee, who was seen at the Tropical Medical Center in Belem, Brazil, in April 2004. A papula had developed near his right knee in 1992 after a wood splinter had penetrated the skin. The lesion increased in size, and a histopathologic ...

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