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bleb

[bleb] /blɛb/
noun
1.
Medicine/Medical. a blister or vesicle.
2.
a bubble.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; akin to blob, blubber
Related forms
blebby, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for blebbier

bleb

/blɛb/
noun
1.
a fluid-filled blister on the skin
2.
a small air bubble
Derived Forms
blebby, adjective
Word Origin
C17: variant of blob
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Word Origin and History for blebbier

bleb

n.

c.1600, "blister or swelling," imitative. Also used for "bubble" (1640s), "protuberance on a cell surface" (1962).

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blebbier in Medicine

bleb (blěb)
n.
A large flaccid vesicle.

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