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vesicular

 [vĕ-sik´u-lar]
1. composed of or relating to vesicles.
2. pertaining to or made up of vesicles on the skin.
3. having a low pitch, such as the normal breath sound heard over the lung during ventilation.

ve·sic·u·lar

(vĕ-sik'yū-lăr),
1. Relating to a vesicle.
2. Characterized by or containing vesicles. Synonym(s): vesiculate (2)

vesicular

/ve·sic·u·lar/ (vĕ-sik´u-ler)
1. composed of or relating to small, saclike bodies.
2. pertaining to or made up of vesicles on the skin.
3. having a low pitch, such as the normal breath sound over the lung during ventilation.

vesicular

(vĕ-sĭk′yə-lər, və-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to vesicles.
2. Composed of or containing vesicles.
3. Having the form of a vesicle.

ve·sic′u·lar·ly adv.

vesicular

[vesik′yələr]
pertaining to a blisterlike condition.

vesicular

adjective Referring to a vesicle or blisters

ve·sic·u·lar

(vĕ-sik'yū-lăr)
1. Relating to a vesicle.
2. Characterized by or containing vesicles.
Synonym(s): vesiculate (2) , vesiculous.

vesicular

characterized by vesicles (tiny blisters)

vesicular

1. composed of or relating to small, saclike bodies.
2. pertaining to or made up of vesicles on the skin.

avian vesicular dermatitis
vesicles on the skin of the feet and toes and occasionally on the head, on all birds; caused usually by photosensitization.
vesicular disease
a group of diseases of cloven-footed animals of major importance because of their high infectivity. See foot-and-mouth disease, vesicular stomatitis and vesicular exanthema of swine (below), swine vesicular disease, poisoning by the mushroom amanita.
vesicular emphysema
see alveolar emphysema.
vesicular exanthema of swine
an acute febrile disease caused by a calicivirus, genus Vesivirus. The clinical syndrome is one of vesicular stomatitis, with lesions occurring also on the coronets. The disease only ever appeared in the USA and was eradicated from that country in 1959.
vesicular gland
an accessory sex gland in ruminants, the counterpart of the seminal vesicle in the stallion but glandular instead of cystic. Consists of a much-coiled tube that exits at the seminal colliculus in the urethra.
vesicular murmur, vesicular sounds
the soft, sibilant sounds heard by stethoscopic auscultation over the lung parenchyma. They are caused by air moving in and out of the alveoli and terminal bronchioles and are an expression of normality of the lung tissue. Called also vesicular murmur.
porcine idiopathic vesicular disease
see porcine parvovirus.
vesicular stomatitis (VS)
an infectious disease of horses, cattle and pigs caused by a vesiculovirus transmitted by mosquitoes and biting flies. The clinical syndrome is one of vesicular stomatitis but lesions can occur on the udder and coronets.
Enlarge picture
Ruptured vesicles on the oral mucosa of a calf with vesicular stomatitis infection. By permission from Blowey RW, Weaver AD, Diseases and Disorders of Cattle, Mosby, 1997
swine vesicular disease
see swine vesicular disease.
vesicular vaginitis
see infectious pustular vulvovaginitis.
vesicular venereal disease
see infectious pustular vulvovaginitis.