pustu- +

(Latin: blister, pimple)

acropustulosis
Pustular (small circumscribed elevation of the skin, containing purulent material) eruptions of the hands and feet, often a form of psoriasis.
papulopustular
A reference to an eruption composed of papules and pustules.
pustulant
1. Causing pustules.
2. An agent that produces the formation of pustules.
pustular
A reference to, or characterized by, pustules.
pustulate
1. To form pustules or blisters.
2. Blemished by imperfections of the skin; such as, being covered with small pustular or blister-like elevations.
pustulation
1. The development of pustules.
2. Breaking out into pustules.
pustule (s), pustules (pl)
1. A vesicle or an elevation of the cuticle with an inflamed base, containing pus.
2. A small inflamed elevation of skin containing pus; a blister filled with pus.
3. A small elevation of the skin filled with lymph or pus.

Pustules may be circumscribed, flat, rounded, or umbilicated.

pustulocrustaceous
Characterized by the formation of pustules and crusts.
pustulosis
1. A generalized eruption of pustules.
2. A highly inflammatory skin condition resulting in large fluid-filled blister-like areas (pustules).

Pustulosis typically occurs on the palms of the hands and/or the soles of the feet. The skin of these areas peels and flakes (exfoliates).

pustulous
1. Full of pustules or pimples.
2. Resembling, or covered with, pustules; pustulate; pustular.

Word families with similar applications about: "decay, rotten; wasting away; putrid, pus" word units: phthisio- (decay, waste away); puro- (pus); pus (viscous fluid via an infection); putre- (rotten, decayed); pyo- (pus; purulent); sapro- (rotten, putrid, putrefaction, decay); sepsi- (decay, rot, putrefactive); suppurant- (festering, forming or discharging pus); tabe- (wasting away, decaying).


Cross references directly, or indirectly, involving the "skin": callus-; chorio-; cicatri- (scar); cori-; cuti-; hymen-; lepido- (scab, scale); papulo- (pimple); psoro- (itch, mange); rhytid- (wrinkle); scabio- (mange, itchy); sebo- (grease, oil).

Cross references of word groups that are related, partially or extensively, to: "blister, bump, swelling": bull-; ichor-; papulo-; pemphig-; puro-; pus-; pyo-; suppurant-; tum-; vesico-; vesiculo-.