Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to bleb: pulmonary bleb
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for bleb

(pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid

References in periodicals archive ?
Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Sendromu multisistemik tutulumla seyreden ve nadir gorulen bir hastaliktir.
The droplets, or blebs, date to the Carboniferous period, when swampy forests of ferns and giant lycopod trees dominated the Earth.
In devices without a valve, a temporary suture is used until some fibrosis develops around the plate forming a bleb.
Examination revealed that the vascular bleb had progressed to a hemorrhagic polyp.
9) Spontaneous pneumothorax is generally due to the rupture of subpleural blebs located at the apex of the upper lobe or in the superior segment of the lower lobe.
He and his colleagues spotted the new blebs after the team engineered retinal cells to glow fluorescently in a laboratory dish.
They use the eye's natural pressure differential to maximize uveoscleral outflow and reduce IOP without a bleb.
It was developed in collaboration with the University of Miami's Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, and it provides a quick and simple method of shunting aqueous humor from the anterior chamber to a diffuse bleb without the need for a scleral flap.
The chapter on glaucoma also impressed with its layout, from buphthalmos to the secondary glaucomas, along with pages on bleb anomalies and other complications.
We also place a small ventral bleb (about 20% of local anaesthetic volume) at the peno-scrotal junction.
Spontaneous pneumothorax usually occurs from the rupture of a subpleural apical bleb or from cavitary pulmonary lesions.
3) When the injection is performed correctly, a bleb or wheal of 6 to 10 millimeters in diameter is formed on the skin indicating that the vaccine has been delivered to the dermal space.
This dynamic cyclic process of bleb formation and retraction can occur over sustained periods during the progression of programmed cell death.
A conjunctival bleb is formed when there is a direct connection of the aqueous in the anterior chamber to the subconjunctival space.
16) I saw photographs of how spirochetes under attack would make small blebs, some empty as decoys for immune cells to chase in vain when a few other blebs containing valuable DNA meant to grow into new spirochetes could escape.