Bullous: Characterized by blistering, such as in a second-degree burn.
Bullous is the adjective for bulla. A bulla is a blister more than 5 mm (about 3/16 inch) in diameter with thin walls that is full of fluid.
A bulla on the skin is a blister. A bulla on the pleura (the membrane covering the lung) is a bleb.
In Latin a bulla was a "bubble, stud or knob." It referred to any rounded protrusion, particularly one that was hollow or cystic.
bullous /bulÂ·lous/ (bulÂ´us) pertaining to or characterized by bullae. bulÂ·lous (b l s) adj. Relating to or characterized by bullae. bullous. See bulla.
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