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blister

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noun blis·ter \ˈblis-tər\

Medical Definition of blister

  1. 1:  a fluid-filled elevation of the epidermis—compare water blister

  2. 2:  an agent that causes blistering

  3. blis·tery \-t(ə-)rē\play adjective




2

blister

verb blis·ter

Medical Definition of blister

blis·teredblis·ter·ing \-t(ə-)riŋ\play

  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to become affected with blisters

  3. transitive verb

  4. :  to raise a blister on





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