bulla

noun bul·la \ ˈbu̇-lə \

Definition of bulla

plural bullae play \ˈbu̇-ˌlē, -ˌlī\
1
[Medieval Latin]
: the round usually lead seal attached to a papal bull
2
[New Latin, from Latin]
: a hollow thin-walled rounded bony prominence
3 : a large vesicle or blister

First Known Use of bulla

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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bulla

noun bul·la \ ˈbu̇l-ə \

medical Definition of bulla

plural bullae play \ˈbu̇l-ˌē, -ˌī\
1 : a hollow thin-walled rounded bony prominence
2 : a large vesicle or blister — compare bleb

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