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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Folklore: The bruised leaves are used to raise blisters and may be used to keep open sores caused by vesication.
In severe cases, vesication is more severe, followed by areas of necrosis.