vesicant

noun
ves·i·cant | \ ˈve-si-kənt \

Definition of vesicant 

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

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vesicant adjective

First Known Use of vesicant

1661, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vesicant

Latin vesica bladder, blister

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vesicant

noun
ves·i·cant | \ ˈves-i-kənt \

Medical Definition of vesicant 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

vesicant

adjective

Medical Definition of vesicant (Entry 2 of 2)

: producing or tending to produce blisters vesicant chemotherapy drugs

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