Origin of bleb
Related Words for blebabscess, sore, welt, ulcer, cyst, pimple, sac, blister, carbuncle, wale, weal, bubble, burn, vesicle, canker, boil, blain, vesication, furuncle, bleb
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Historical Examples of bleb
Bleb, bleb, n. a transparent blister of the cuticle: a bubble, as in water.
In many cases this swelling amounts to a bleb which may be increased by massage of or pressure upon the eyeball.Glaucoma
Word Origin for bleb
c.1600, "blister or swelling," imitative. Also used for "bubble" (1640s), "protuberance on a cell surface" (1962).