wheal

noun
\ˈhwēl, ˈwēl\

Definition of wheal 

: a suddenly formed elevation of the skin surface : welt especially : a flat burning or itching eminence on the skin

First Known Use of wheal

1808, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wheal

alteration of wale entry 1

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wheal

noun
\ˈhwē(ə)l, ˈwē(ə)l \

Medical Definition of wheal 

: a suddenly formed elevation of the skin surface: as

a : welt especially : a flat burning or itching eminence on the skin

b : the transient lump occurring at the site of injection of a solution before the solution is normally dispersed

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