vesication


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ves·i·cate

 (vĕs′ĭ-kāt′)
tr. & intr.v. ves·i·cat·ed, ves·i·cat·ing, ves·i·cates
To blister or become blistered.

[New Latin vēsīcāre, vēsīcāt-, from Latin vēsīca, bladder, blister.]

ves′i·ca′tion n.
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Noun1.vesication - the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skinvesication - the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
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ves·i·ca·tion

n. vesicación.
1. formación de ampollas;
2. una ampolla.
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