bulla

noun
bul·la | \ ˈbu̇-lə \
plural bullae\ˈbu̇-ˌlē, -ˌlī \

Definition of bulla 

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 \
plural bullae\ˈbu̇l-ˌē, -ˌī \

Medical Definition of bulla 

1 : a hollow thin-walled rounded bony prominence

2 : a large vesicle or blister — compare bleb

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