adjective Date: 1833 resembling or characterized by bullae ; vesicular <
bullous lesions

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  • Bullous — Characterized by blistering, such as in a second degree burn. Bullous is the adjective for bulla. A bulla is a blister more than 5 mm (about 3/16 inch) in diameter with thin walls that is full of fluid. A bulla on the skin is a blister. A bulla… …   Medical dictionary

  • bullous — /bul euhs/, adj. Pathol. pertaining to, similar to, or characterized by bullae. [1895 1900; BULL(A) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • bullous — adjective Of, pertaining to or characterized by bullae …   Wiktionary

  • bullous — adj. blistered, bubbled …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bullous — bul·lous …   English syllables

  • bullous — bul•lous [[t]ˈbʌl əs[/t]] adj. Pathol. pat pertaining to, similar to, or characterized by bullae • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • bullous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bullous pemphigoid versus — Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune disease that causes the chronic blistering of the skin. It typically has an onset of between 60 and 80 years of age, though it occasionally starts in childhood. It is characterized by blisters that usually… …   Wikipedia

  • Bullous drug reaction — (also known as a Bullous drug eruption, [1] Generalized bullous fixed drug eruption, and Multilocular bullous fixed drug eruption [2]:554) most commonly refers to a drug reaction in the erythema multiforme group.[3]:129 These are uncommon… …   Wikipedia

  • Bullous pemphigoid — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|L|12|0|l|10 ICD9 = ICD9|694.5 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = derm eMedicineTopic = 64 MeshID = D010391 Bullous pemphigoid, also referred to as BP, is a chronic… …   Wikipedia

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