bulla

Primary Meanings of bulla

1.
n
the round leaden seal affixed to a papal bull
2.
n
(pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid
Full Definitions of bulla
1

n the round leaden seal affixed to a papal bull

Type of:
seal, stamp
a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
2

n (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid

Synonyms:
bleb, blister
Types:
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water blister
blister containing a nonpurulent clear watery content
blood blister
blister containing blood or bloody serum usually caused by an injury
pustule
a small inflamed elevation of skin containing pus; a blister filled with pus
pock
a pustule in an eruptive disease
Type of:
cyst, vesicle
a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)

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