bleb


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bleb

 (blĕb)
n.
1. A small blister or pustule.
2. An air bubble.

[Probably alteration of blob.]

bleb′by adj.

bleb

(blɛb)
n
1. (Pathology) a fluid-filled blister on the skin
2. a small air bubble
[C17: variant of blob]
ˈblebby adj

bleb

(blɛb)

n.
1. a blister or vesicle.
2. a bubble.
[1600–10]
bleb′by, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bleb - (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluidbleb - (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid
vesicle, cyst - a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
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
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Arguedas MR, Shore G, Wilcox CM (2001) Congenital vascular lesions of the gastrointestinal tract: Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus and Klippel-Trenaunay syndromes.
Siki yara yeri kapanmasina bagli yetersiz filtrasyon, duz bleb, derin on kamara, okuler masaj oncesi GIB'nin 21 mmHg ve uzerinde olmasi, masajla GIB'nin duserek blebin belirginlesmesi argon LSK icin endikasyon olarak belirlendi.
Myogenic: chronic conjunctival inflammation from a diffuse bleb may trigger Muller's muscle fibrosis.
5,6,7) However, because these drugs have been associated with serious, sight-threatening complications such as corneal endothelial failure, bleb leakage, blebitis and endophthalmitis, (8,9,10) the search continues for safer alternative methods to increase the success of trabeculectomy
Computed tomography (CT) scans can be used to detect patients with small pneumothorax and the number, size, location of bullae or blebs.
If sutures are very loose, it will result in overfiltration leading to hypotony and flat anterior chamber in early post-operative period which causes choroidal detachment, suprachoroidal haemorrhage, cataract and bleb failure.
5,8) The gradient of negative pleural pressure increases from the lung base to the apex, so that alveoli at the lung apex in tall individuals are subject to significantly greater distending pressure than those at the base of the lung, and the vectors in theory, predispose to the development of apical subpleural blebs.
In the frame of this study, only the final stage of the aneurysm geometry is known and the process of bleb growth remains unclear.
monocytogenes cells 37[degrees]C/ 37[degrees]C/ 60 min 60 min + 30 (Control) min carvacrol Pore formation Loss of cell wall - * - Disruption of cell membrane - + Lack of cell membrane - + Cell wall thickening - - Membrane bleb - + Filamentous membrane - + Damage to cell surface - - Cell wall thinning - - Blurry cell wall - - Cavity formation - - Cell wall roughness - - Cell division + + Cytoplasmic clumping - + Disorganization of cytoplasm - - Lack of cytoplasm - + Changes in cell morphology TEM treatments of of L.
The adapter increased the success rate of bleb formation with diameter over 6mm by 30 percent as compared to unaided ID injections.
Los hisopos fueron colocados en un tubo quw contenia 10 ml del medio BLEB (Buffered Listeria Enrichment Broth), constituyendo una sola muestra.
On the 1 [sup]st day after surgery, an IOP of 6 mmHg with a well-formed bleb and a clear anterior chamber were noted.