Definition of Blood blister

1. Noun. Blister containing blood or bloody serum usually caused by an injury.

Generic synonyms: Bleb, Blister, Bulla



Definition of Blood blister

1. Noun. A blister filled with blood, usually caused by a sharp pinch to the skin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Blood blister

1. A collection of blood within a skin blister that results from minor skin trauma such as a pinch or crushing injury. (27 Sep 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blood Blister

blood-vascular system
blood-wit
blood-wite
blood agar
blood albumin
blood and guts
blood and tommy
blood bactericidal activity
blood bank
blood banks
blood bath
blood baths
blood berry
blood bin
blood bins
blood blister (current term)
blood brother
blood brotherhood
blood brothers
blood calculus
blood cancer
blood catecholamine
blood cell
blood cell count
blood cells
blood circulation
blood circulation time
blood clam

Literary usage of Blood blister

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Diseases of the Hip, Knee, and Ankle, Joints, with Their Deformities by Hugh Owen Thomas (1878)
"As I have already told you, a " blood blister,'' or extravasation, ... Such a '' blood blister," is considered as insignificant under ordinary circumstances ..."

2. The Universal Household Assistant: A Cyclopedia of what Everyone Should Know by Samuel H. Burt (1884)
"blood blister—to treat.—When a finger is bruised so as to cause a blood-blister under the nail, it should immediately be drilled with a knife 01 other ..."

3. Rest and pain: A Course of Lectures on the Influence of Mechanical and by John Hilton (1891)
"Thus, in writing of the causation of disease of the ankle-joint, he speaks of this extravasation or'blood-blister.' "If the injury is the resultof a blow or ..."

4. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1872)
"... this would produce a "blood- blister," or extravasation of blood at that point, which would be the nidus or starting-point of the disease; and, ..."

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