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wheal

 (wēl, hwēl)
n.
A small swelling on the skin, as from an insect bite, that usually itches or burns.

[Probably alteration of wale.]

wheal

(wiːl)
n
(Pathology) a variant spelling of weal1

wheal

(ʰwil, wil)

also weal



n.
1. a small, burning or itching swelling on the skin, as from a mosquito bite or from hives.
2. a wale or welt.
[1715–25; alter. of wale]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wheal - a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

wheal

noun
A ridge or bump raised on the flesh, as by a lash or blow:
Translations

wheal

n. roncha.

wheal

n (hive) roncha, habón m (esp. Esp); (welt) verdugo
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