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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

bleb·bing play \ˈble-biŋ\ noun
bleb·by play \ˈble-bē\ adjective


Origin of bleb

perhaps alteration of blob


First Known Use: 1607

Rhymes with bleb


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

  3. bleb·bing \-iŋ\play noun
    bleb·by \ˈbleb-ē\play adjective




Learn More about bleb

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "bleb" Britannica English: Translation of "bleb" for Arabic speakers


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