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

Origin and Etymology of wheal

alteration of 1wale


Medical Dictionary

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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