['vɛsɪkeɪt, 'vi:-]
verb chiefly Medicine blister.
vesication noun
vesicatory adjective &noun
C17: from late L. vesicat- 'having pustules', from vesica 'bladder'.

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  • Vesicate — Ves i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vesicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vesicating}.] [See {Vesicant}.] (Med.) To raise little bladders or blisters upon; to inflame and separate the cuticle of; to blister. Wiseman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vesicate — index burn Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vesicate — [ves′ikāt΄] vt., vi. vesicated, vesicating [< L vesica, bladder, blister] to blister vesication n …   English World dictionary

  • vesicate — vesication, n. /ves i kayt /, v.t., vesicated, vesicating. to raise vesicles or blisters on; blister. [1650 60; < NL vesicatus (ptp. of vesicare to blister), equiv. to vesic(a) (see VESICA) + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • vesicate — verb To blister See Also: vesication, vesicatory …   Wiktionary

  • vesicate — To form a vesicle …   Medical dictionary

  • vesicate — ves·i·cate || vesɪkeɪt v. raise blisters; cause the formation of blisters …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vesicate — ves·i·cate …   English syllables

  • vesicate — /ˈvɛsəkeɪt/ (say vesuhkayt) verb (t) (vesicated, vesicating) to raise vesicles or blisters on; blister. {vesic(a) + ate1} –vesication /vɛsəˈkeɪʃən/ (say vesuh kayshuhn), noun …  

  • vesicate — raise blisters on. Derivatives: vesicant adj. & n. vesication n. vesicatory adj. & n. Etymology: LL vesicare vesicat (as VESICA) …   Useful english dictionary

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