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bleary | bleary-eyed | bleat | bleater | bleating | bleb | blebbed | blebby | blechnaceae | blechnum | blechnum spicant

bleb

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

blebn. [Prov. E. bleb, bleib, blob, bubble, blister. This word belongs to the root of blub, blubber, blabber, and perh. blow to puff.].
     A large vesicle or bulla, usually containing a serous fluid; a blister; a bubble, as in water, glass, etc.  [1913 Webster]
    "Arsenic abounds with air blebs."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bleb, n.
1 esp. Med. a small blister on the skin.
2 a small bubble in glass or on water.

Etymology
var. of BLOB

THESAURUS

bleb

abscess, air bubble, aposteme, balloon, bed sore, bilge, birthmark, blackhead, bladder, blain, blemish, blister, blob, blood blister, boil, boss, bow, bubble, bubo, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, bunion, burl, button, cahot, canker, canker sore, carbuncle, chancre, chancroid, check, chilblain, chine, cicatrix, clump, cold sore, comedo, condyle, convex, crack, crater, craze, defacement, defect, deformation, deformity, disfiguration, disfigurement, distortion, dowel, ear, eschar, fault, felon, fester, festering, fever blister, fistula, flange, flap, flaw, freckle, furuncle, furunculus, gall, gathering, globule, gnarl, gumboil, handle, hemangioma, hemorrhoids, hickey, hill, hump, hunch, jog, joggle, keloid, kibe, kink, knob, knot, knur, knurl, lentigo, lesion, lip, loop, lump, milium, mole, mountain, needle scar, nevus, nub, nubbin, nubble, papilloma, papula, papule, paronychia, parulis, peg, petechia, piles, pimple, pit, pock, pockmark, polyp, port-wine mark, port-wine stain, pustule, rib, ridge, rift, ring, rising, scab, scar, scratch, sebaceous cyst, shoulder, soap bubble, soft chancre, sore, spine, split, stigma, strawberry mark, stud, sty, style, suppuration, swelling, tab, track, tubercle, tubercule, twist, ulcer, ulceration, verruca, vesicle, wale, warp, wart, weal, welt, wen, wheal, whelk, whitehead, whitlow, wound

ROGET THESAURUS

bleb

Convexity

N convexity, prominence, projection, swelling, gibbosity, bilge, bulge, protuberance, protrusion, camber, cahot, thank-ye-ma'am, swell, intumescence, tumour, tumor, tubercle, tuberosity, excrescence, hump, hunch, bunch, boss, embossment, hub, hubble, tooth, knob, elbow, process, apophysis, condyle, bulb, node, nodule, nodosity, tongue, dorsum, bump, clump, sugar loaf, bow, mamelon, molar, belly, corporation, pot belly, gut, withers, back, shoulder, lip, flange, pimple, zit, wen, wheel, papula, pustule, pock, proud flesh, growth, sarcoma, caruncle, corn, wart, pappiloma, furuncle, polypus, fungus, fungosity, exostosis, bleb, blister, blain, boil, airbubble, blob, papule, verruca, papilla, nipple, teat, tit, titty, boob, knocker, pap, breast, dug, mammilla, proboscis, nose, neb, beak, snout, nozzle, schnoz, peg, button, stud, ridge, rib, jutty, trunnion, snag, cupola, dome, arch, balcony, eaves, pilaster, relief, relievo, cameo, bassorilievo, mezzorilevo, altorivievo, low relief, bas relief, high relief, hill, cape, promontory, mull, forehead, foreland, point of land, mole, jetty, hummock, ledge, spur, naze, ness, convex, prominent, protuberant, projecting, bossed, embossed, bossy, nodular, bunchy, clavate, clavated, claviform, hummocky, moutonne, mammiliform, papulous, papilose, hemispheric, bulbous, bowed, arched, bold, bellied, tuberous, tuberculous, tumous, cornute, odontoid, lentiform, lenticular, gibbous, club shaped, hubby, hubbly, knobby, papillose, saddle-shaped, selliform, subclavate, torose, ventricose, verrucose, salient, in relief, raised, repousse, bloated, (expanded).


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