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 (pŭs′chə-lənt, pŭs′tyə-)
Causing the formation of pustules.
A pustulant agent.
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(Pathology) causing the formation of pustules
(Pathology) an agent causing such formation
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(ˈpʌs tʃə lənt)

causing the formation of pustules.
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Bumps, lumps, weeping pustulant sores (not that I've had that many, or indeed, ANY of those) have all come and gone, mainly without incident or me ever getting the urge to decamp at the nearest doctor's surgery to be seen to by a medical expert.
The bug causes pustulant sores to appear on parts of the victim's bodies.
And, bizarrely, that the fuzzy Teletubbies are ready-made for toy stores, as if pustulant reptiles would have been preferable (and wouldn't have sold just as well among the toddlers' older siblings).