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bleb

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noun \ˈbleb\

Definition of bleb

  1. 1 :  a small blister

  2. 2 :  bubble; also :  a small particle

  3. 3 :  something resembling a bleb; especially :  a vesicular outgrowth of a plasma or nuclear membrane

blebbing

play \ˈble-biŋ\ noun

blebby

play \ˈble-bē\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of bleb

perhaps alteration of blob


First Known Use: 1607


Medical Dictionary

bleb

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noun \ˈbleb\

Medical Definition of bleb

  1. 1:  a small blister—compare bulla 2

  2. 2:  something resembling a bleb; especially :  a vesicular outpocketing of a plasma or nuclear membrane

blebbing

\-iŋ\play noun

blebby

\ˈbleb-ē\play adjective



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