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a vesicle, especially a bulla.
blood blister a vesicle having bloody contents, as may be caused by a pinch or bruise.
fever b's herpes febrilis.
water blister one with clear watery contents.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
a blister containing blood; resulting from a pinch or crushing injury.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
blood blisterA collection of blood between the epidermis and dermis which is caused by minor skin trauma—e.g., a pinch or crushing injury.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
blood blisterDermatology A collection of blood in a skin blister caused by minor skin trauma–eg, a pinch or crushing injury
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
blood blis·ter(blŭd blis'tĕr)
A blister containing blood; resulting from a pinch or crushing injury.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
A small subcutaneous or intracutaneous extravasation of blood resulting from the rupture of blood vessels. See: illustration
A firm dressing should be applied with moderate pressure to prevent extravasation and hasten absorption of blood. In some cases it is desirable to puncture the wound aseptically and aspirate the contents.
See also: blister
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blood blisterA blister filled with blood.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005