Definition of Bleb

1. Noun. (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid.

Exact synonyms: Blister, Bulla
Generic synonyms: Cyst, Vesicle
Category relationships: Pathology
Specialized synonyms: Water Blister, Blood Blister, Pustule
Derivative terms: Blebby, Blister, Blistery



Definition of Bleb

1. n. A large vesicle or bulla, usually containing a serous fluid; a blister; a bubble, as in water, glass, etc.

Definition of Bleb

1. Noun. A bubble, such as in paint or glass ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) A large vesicle or bulla, usually containing a serous fluid ¹

3. Noun. (cytology) An irregular bulge in the plasma membrane of a cell undergoing apoptosis ¹

4. Noun. (geology) A bubble-like inclusion of one mineral within another ¹

5. Verb. To form, or cause the formation of, blebs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bleb

1. a blister [n -S] : BLEBBY [adj]

Medical Definition of Bleb

1. Protrusion from the surface of a cell, usually approximately hemispherical, may be filled with fluid or supported by a meshwork of microfilaments. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bleb

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blearing
blears
bleary
bleary-eyed
bleary eye
bleasdaleite
bleat
bleated
bleater
bleaters
bleating
bleatings
bleats
bleaty
bleb (current term)
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blebbier
blebbiest
blebbing
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blebbistatin
blebby
blebs
blech
bleches
blechy
bled
bled dry

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