bleb


bleb

noun \ˈbleb\

Definition of BLEB

1
:  a small blister
2
:  bubble; also :  a small particle
3
:  something resembling a bleb; especially :  a vesicular outgrowth of a plasma or nuclear membrane
bleb·bing \ˈble-biŋ\ noun
bleb·by \ˈble-bē\ adjective

Origin of BLEB

perhaps alteration of blob
First Known Use: 1607

Rhymes with BLEB

bleb

noun \ˈbleb\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BLEB

1
: a small blister—compare bulla 2
2
: something resembling a bleb; especially : a vesicular outpocketing of a plasma or nuclear membrane
bleb·bing \-iŋ\ noun
bleb·by \ˈbleb-ē\ adjective

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