vesicate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v vesicate get blistered "Her feet blistered during the long hike"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Vesicate (Med) To raise little bladders or blisters upon; to inflame and separate the cuticle of; to blister.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • vesicate To raise vesicles, blisters, or little bladders on; inflame and separate the cuticle of; blister.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Vesicate to raise blisters on:—pr.p. ves′icāting; pa.p. ves′icāted
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Vesicant
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., bladder.

Usage

In literature:

It was said that a vesical calculus was seen in a dead boy at St. Edmund's which was as large as the head of a new-born child.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
This curve, as ascertained for one case, is interesting on account of the close relationship between sexual and vesical activity.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
Analogy of Sexual Detumescence and Vesical Tension.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
In the course of ten days or two weeks, if the acute painful condition has entirely subsided, vesication is indicated.
"Lameness of the Horse" by John Victor Lacroix
There may be burns, vesications, and ecchymoses; arborescent markings are not uncommon.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
They consisted in loss of cutaneous sensibility, motor paralysis, and vesical and rectal incompetence.
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
Externally, vesicant; used in form of ointment, or tincture.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
There was a little vesication round one of the wounds.
"An Essay on the Application of the Lunar Caustic in the Cure of Certain Wounds and Ulcers" by John Higginbottom
Obstructions of the vesical orifice.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
Vesication may probably lessen those inflammations.
"Cases of Organic Diseases of the Heart" by John Collins Warren
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