Definition of bullous in English:

bullous

Syllabification: bul·lous
Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝oləs
 
/

adjective

Medicine
  • Characterized by blisters or bullae on the skin.
    More example sentences
    • The differential diagnosis of bullous impetigo includes thermal burns, blistering disorders, and Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
    • Epidermolysis bullosa is a group of rare, inherited bullous disorders characterized by blister formation in the epidermal layer secondary to mechanical trauma.
    • Included in this group is pemphigus vulgaris, a bullous disease involving the skin and mucous membranes, which may be fatal if not treated with appropriate immunosuppressive agents.

More definitions of bullous

Definition of bullous in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw