vesicant

noun ves·i·cant \ ˈve-si-kənt \

Definition of vesicant

: an agent (such as a chemical weapon) that induces blistering

vesicant

adjective

Origin and Etymology of vesicant

Latin vesica bladder, blister


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vesicant

noun ves·i·cant \ ˈves-i-kənt \

medical Definition of vesicant

: an agent (such as a drug or a chemical weapon) that induces blistering

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vesicant

adjective

medical Definition of vesicant

: producing or tending to produce blisters
  • vesicant chemotherapy drugs

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