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bullous

[buhl-uh s]
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adjective Pathology.
  1. pertaining to, similar to, or characterized by bullae.
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Origin of bullous

First recorded in 1895–1900; bull(a) + -ous
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  • The macular, papular, and bullous eruptions are most common.

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  • The vesicular and bullous types demand mild protective applications, such as used in eczema and pemphigus.

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin

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  • Does the eruption of erythema multiforme ever assume a vesicular or bullous character?

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin

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  • Pompholyx is a rare disease of the skin of a vesicular and bullous character, and limited to the hands and feet.

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin

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  • It may continue in the same type, or change to the vesicular, bullous or other variety.

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin

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