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Vesicate  v. t.  (past & past part. vesicated; pres. part. vesicating)  (Med.) To raise little bladders or blisters upon; to inflame and separate the cuticle of; to blister.

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"Vesicate" Quotes from Famous Books

... circulation of the part to healthy action, is the liniment of belladona, two drachms; the liniment of aconite, one drachm; carbolic acid, ten drops; collodion flexile, one ounce; painted with a camel's hair pencil over their surface. When the chilblains vesicate, ulcerate or slough, it is better to omit the aconite and apply the other components of the liniment without it. The collodion flexile forms a coating or protecting film, which excludes the air, while the sedative liniments allay ...
— Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889 • Barkham Burroughs

Words linked to "Vesicate" :   vesicant, swell up, tumesce, tumefy, vesication, swell, vesicatory, blister

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