bleb

[ bleb ]
/ blɛb /

noun

Medicine/Medical. a blister or vesicle.
a bubble.

Origin of bleb

First recorded in 1600–10; akin to blob, blubber

Related forms

bleb·by, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bleb

bleb

/ (blɛb) /

noun

a fluid-filled blister on the skin
a small air bubble

Derived Forms

blebby, adjective

Word Origin for bleb

C17: variant of blob
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Medicine definitions for bleb

bleb

[ blĕb ]

n.

A large flaccid vesicle.
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