- to raise vesicles or blisters on; blister.
Origin of vesicate
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Examples from the Web for vesication
The vesication produced is the test of the presence of cantharides.Memoranda on Poisons
Thomas Hawkes Tanner
Firing and vesication have not been productive of beneficial results.
I simply evacuated the fluid of the vesication and left the part exposed to dry.
Still more remarkable are the cases of vesication produced in hypnotized subjects by means of suggestion.Essay on the Creative Imagination
In the course of ten days or two weeks, if the acute painful condition has entirely subsided, vesication is indicated.
- to blister
C17: from New Latin vēsīcāre to blister; see vesica