Definition of Bullous

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to or characterized by bullae ¹

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Definition of Bullous

1. resembling bullae [adj] - See also: bullae

Medical Definition of Bullous

1. Pertaining to or characterised by bullae. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bullous

bullnosed plane
bullock's heart
bullock's heart tree
bullock block
bullock heart
bullous (current term)
bullous diseases of oesophagus
bullous emphysema
bullous fever
bullous impetigo of newborn
bullous keratopathy
bullous myringitis
bullous oedema
bullous oedema vesicae

Literary usage of Bullous

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1. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for advanced students and practitioners by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1916)
"... uncertain and variable, but it is favorably influenced, although usually slowly, by specific and properly associated treatment. The diagnosis in bullous ..."

2. Medical diagnosis: With Special Reference to Practical Medicine. A Guide to by Jacob Mendes Da Costa (1895)
"The typical bullous disease is ... t in which recurrent attacks of vesicular (or bullous) erythema were observed in the forearm, following the crush of a ..."

3. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1896)
"ACUTE PEMPHIGUS:—A CONTRIBUTION TO THE AETIOLOGY OF THE ACUTE bullous ERUPTIONS. ... The same day he milked some cows suffering from a bullous eruption on ..."

4. Syphilis by Loyd Oscar Thompson (1920)
"rare and when it does occur usually is in association with a pustular or bullous eruption. Two cases have been reported by Grindon,1 who briefly reviews the ..."

5. Diseases of the skin and the eruptive fevers by Jay Frank Schamberg (1911)
"... the end of the second month, and only rarely is it delayed after the third month. The most common eruptions are the macular, papular, and bullous. ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1887)
"Under gradual but rapid collapse, death took place on the ninth day. There was no autopsy. A CASE OF bullous ERUPTION FOLLOWING THE ADMINISTRATION OF ..."

7. Skin Diseases: Their Description, Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment by Melford Eugene Douglass (1900)
"bullous DISEASES AND ANOMALOUS FORMS OF bullous ERUPTION. Under this head we include the diseases which are especially characterized by the occurrence of ..."

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