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Blister

Synonym(s)

  • bleb
  • bulla
  • bullous lesion
  • vesication

Definition(s)

Visible accumulations of fluid within or beneath the epidermis.

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

1: A fluid-filled elevation of the epidermis. 2: An agent that causes blistering.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: February 23, 2015