bullous

adjective
bul·​lous | \ ˈbu̇-ləs How to pronounce bullous (audio) \

Definition of bullous

: resembling or characterized by bullae : vesicular bullous lesions

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Non-bullous impetigo can cause symptoms like itchy sores that burst and leave behind red, raw skin, along with a yellow crust, the AAD says. Korin Miller, SELF, "5 Belly Button Infections You Can Get (and What to Do If You Have One)," 23 Feb. 2019

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1833, in the meaning defined above

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bullous

adjective
bul·​lous | \ ˈbu̇l-əs How to pronounce bullous (audio) \

Medical Definition of bullous

: resembling or characterized by bullae : vesicular bullous lesions

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