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bullous

Syllabification: bul·lous
Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝oləs
 
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Definition of bullous in English:

adjective

Medicine
Characterized by blisters or bullae on the skin.
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.

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