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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bleb  \Bleb\,  n.  [Prov.  E.  bleb,  bleib,  blob,  bubble,  blister. 
  This  word  belongs  to  the  root  of  blub,  blubber,  blabber,  and 
  perh.  blow  to  puff.] 
  A  large  vesicle  or  bulla,  usually  containing  a  serous  fluid; 
  a  blister;  a  bubble,  as  in  water,  glass,  etc 
 
  Arsenic  abounds  with  air  blebs.  --Kirwan. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bleb 
  n  :  (pathology)  an  elevation  of  the  skin  filled  with  serous 
  fluid  [syn:  {blister},  {bulla}] 




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