blain

[ bleyn ]
/ bleɪn /

noun Pathology.

an inflammatory swelling or sore.

Origin of blain

before 1000; Middle English blein(e), Old English blegene. See chilblain
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British Dictionary definitions for blains

blain

/ (bleɪn) /

noun

a blister, blotch, or sore on the skin

Word Origin for blain

Old English blegen; related to Middle Low German bleine
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Medicine definitions for blains

blain

[ blān ]

n.

A skin swelling or sore; a blister; a blotch.
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