vesicate

[ ves-i-keyt ]
/ ˈvɛs ɪˌkeɪt /

verb (used with object), ves·i·cat·ed, ves·i·cat·ing.

to raise vesicles or blisters on; blister.

Origin of vesicate

1650–60; < New Latin vēsīcātus (past participle of vēsīcāre to blister), equivalent to vēsīc(a) (see vesica) + -ātus -ate1
Related formsves·i·ca·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for vesication

vesicate

/ (ˈvɛsɪˌkeɪt) /

verb

to blister
Derived Formsvesication, noun

Word Origin for vesicate

C17: from New Latin vēsīcāre to blister; see vesica
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Medicine definitions for vesication

vesication

[ vĕs′ĭ-kāshən ]

n.

vesiculation
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