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nodule

nod·ule

nodule

 
pronunciation:
na jul
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small lump, swelling, or node.
synonyms:
bump, lump, node, protuberance
similar words:
growth, knot, nub, protrusion, swelling, tubercle
definition 2: a small rounded mass, as of accumulated mineral matter.
similar words:
knot, lump
Word Parts
The word nodule contains the following part:
-ule Latin noun-forming suffix that means small