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bulla[bul´ah] (pl. bul´lae) (L.)
bleb(bleb) a large flaccid vesicle, usually at least 1 cm. in diameter.
A hemispherical protrusion from a cell’s surface, which may be filled with fluid or supported by a network of microfilaments.
A saccular subpleural expansion of lung tissue measuring up to 1 cm in greatest dimension (bullae are larger), often located at the apex, which is more common in tall male smokers and may be accompanied by spontaneous pneumothorax.
blebA blister-like collection of fluid, within or under the epidermis of the skin, usually containing serum or blood.
bleba minute amount of local anaesthetic solution delivered to the dermoepidermal junction, creating a small area of anaesthetized skin, allowing subsequent painfree delivery of the main injection
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Q. What's the best treatment for a blister?
Q. What are the causes of viral blisters on the skin? For a few months now I've been having these hard viral blisters on my fingers. The only way to get rid of them is with freezed carbon. It does go away with that treatment- after a few weeks but then a new one appears. How can I prevent it from "attacking" again??