: a suddenly formed elevation of the skin surface : weltespecially: a flat burning or itching eminence on the skin
Examples of wheal in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe wheal was big enough that many allergists might have simply diagnosed it as a peanut allergy.
Alice Callahan, New York Times, 17 Apr. 2020
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