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Meaning of BLEB

Pronunciation:  bleb

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid
 

BLEB is a 4 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: blister, bulla
 
 See Also: blood blister, cyst, vesicle, water blister

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bleb\, n. [Prov. E. bleb, bleib, blob, bubble, blister.
This word belongs to the root of blub, blubber, blabber, and
perh. blow to puff.]
A large vesicle or bulla, usually containing a serous fluid;
a blister; a bubble, as in water, glass, etc.

      Arsenic abounds with air blebs.          --Kirwan.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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