Nodule

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Medical Definition of Nodule

Nodule: A small collection of tissue that is palpable (can be felt) at any level of the skin (in the epidermis, dermis, or subcutis) or in another tissue of the body. Nodules characteristically range in size from 1 to 2 cm in diameter.


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Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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