vesicate

  • 1 Vesicate — Ves i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vesicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vesicating}.] [See {Vesicant}.] (Med.) To raise little bladders or blisters upon; to inflame and separate the cuticle of; to blister. Wiseman. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 vesicate — index burn Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 vesicate — [ves′ikāt΄] vt., vi. vesicated, vesicating [< L vesica, bladder, blister] to blister vesication n …

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  • 4 vesicate — vesication, n. /ves i kayt /, v.t., vesicated, vesicating. to raise vesicles or blisters on; blister. [1650 60; < NL vesicatus (ptp. of vesicare to blister), equiv. to vesic(a) (see VESICA) + atus ATE1] * * * …

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  • 5 vesicate — verb To blister See Also: vesication, vesicatory …

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  • 6 vesicate — To form a vesicle …

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  • 7 vesicate — ves·i·cate || vesɪkeɪt v. raise blisters; cause the formation of blisters …

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  • 8 vesicate — [ vɛsɪkeɪt, vi: ] verb chiefly Medicine blister. Derivatives vesication noun vesicatory adjective &noun Origin C17: from late L. vesicat having pustules , from vesica bladder …

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  • 9 vesicate — ves·i·cate …

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  • 10 vesicate — /ˈvɛsəkeɪt/ (say vesuhkayt) verb (t) (vesicated, vesicating) to raise vesicles or blisters on; blister. {vesic(a) + ate1} –vesication /vɛsəˈkeɪʃən/ (say vesuh kayshuhn), noun …

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  • 11 vesicate — v.tr. raise blisters on. Derivatives: vesicant adj. & n. vesication n. vesicatory adj. & n. Etymology: LL vesicare vesicat (as VESICA) …

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  • 12 Vesicated — Vesicate Ves i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vesicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vesicating}.] [See {Vesicant}.] (Med.) To raise little bladders or blisters upon; to inflame and separate the cuticle of; to blister. Wiseman. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 Vesicating — Vesicate Ves i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vesicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vesicating}.] [See {Vesicant}.] (Med.) To raise little bladders or blisters upon; to inflame and separate the cuticle of; to blister. Wiseman. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 vesicant — I noun a chemical agent that causes blistering (especially mustard gas) • Syn: ↑vesicatory • Derivationally related forms: ↑vesicatory (for: ↑vesicatory) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 15 vesicatory — I noun a chemical agent that causes blistering (especially mustard gas) • Syn: ↑vesicant • Derivationally related forms: ↑vesicant (for: ↑vesicant) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 16 vesication — See vesicate. * * * …

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  • 17 vesicant — /ves i keuhnt/, adj. 1. producing a blister or blisters, as a medicinal substance; vesicating. n. 2. a vesicant agent or substance. 3. (in chemical warfare) a chemical agent that causes burns and destruction of tissue both internally and… …

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  • 18 vesicatory — /ves i keuh tawr ee, tohr ee, veuh sik euh /, adj., n., pl. vesicatories. vesicant. [1595 1605; < NL vesicatorius. See VESICATE, TORY1] * * * …

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  • 19 blister — 1. noun a) A small bubble between the layers of the skin that contains watery or bloody fluid and is caused by friction and pressure, burning, freezing, chemical irritation, disease or infection. T is written in the Hebrew Chronicle, / How the… …

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  • 20 burn — I verb blaze, blister, brand, burn to a cinder, burst into flame, catch fire, cauterize, char, conflagrate, consume, cremate, deflagrate, enkindle, fire, flame up, flare, gut, ignite, incandesce, incendiarize, incinerate, inflame, kindle, light… …

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