Definition of Wheal

1. Noun. A raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions.

Exact synonyms: Wale, Weal, Welt
Generic synonyms: Harm, Hurt, Injury, Trauma
Derivative terms: Welt



Definition of Wheal

1. n. A pustule; a whelk.

2. n. A more or less elongated mark raised by a stroke; also, a similar mark made by any cause; a weal; a wale.

3. n. A mine.

4. n. A pustule; a whelk.

5. n. A more or less elongated mark raised by a stroke; also, a similar mark made by any cause; a weal; a wale.

6. n. A mine.

Definition of Wheal

1. Noun. A small raised swelling on the skin, often itchy, caused by a blow from a whip or an insect bite etc. ¹

2. Noun. (UK dialect mining) A mine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wheal

1. a welt [n -S]

Medical Definition of Wheal

1. 1. A more or less elongated mark raised by a stroke; also, a similar mark made by any cause; a weal; a wale. 2. Specifically, a flat, burning or itching eminence on the skin, such as is produced by a mosquito bite, or in urticaria. Origin: Cf. Wale. A mine. Origin: Cornish hwel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wheal

whatsoe'er
whatsoever
whatstheirnames
whattaya
whatten
whatth
whatya
whatzit
whatzits
whaul
whaup
whaups
whaur
whaurs
whazzup
wheal (current term)
wheal-and-erythema reaction
wheal-and-flare reaction
wheals
whealworm
whear
wheare
wheat
wheat beer
wheat berry
wheat bisk
wheat bisks
wheat bread
wheat eel

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