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Seroma vs. Blister

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Seroma

A seroma is a pocket of clear serous fluid (filtered blood plasma). They may sometimes develop in the body after surgery, particularly after breast surgery, abdominal surgery, and reconstructive surgery.
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Blister

A blister is a small pocket of body fluid (lymph, serum, plasma, blood, or pus) within the upper layers of the skin, usually caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure or infection. Most blisters are filled with a clear fluid, either serum or plasma.
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Seroma

(pathology) A pocket of clear serous fluid that sometimes develops in the body after surgery.
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Blister

A local swelling of the skin that contains watery fluid and is caused by burning or irritation.
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Blister

A similar swelling on a plant.
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Blister

A raised bubble, as on a painted or laminated surface.
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Blister

A rounded, bulging, usually transparent structure, such as one used for observation on certain aircraft or for display and protection of packaged products.
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Blister

To cause a blister to form on.
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Blister

To reprove harshly.
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Blister

To break out in or as if in blisters.
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Blister

A small bubble between the layers of the skin that contains watery or bloody fluid and is caused by friction and pressure, burning, freezing, chemical irritation, disease or infection.
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Blister

A swelling on a plant.
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Blister

(medicine) Something applied to the skin to raise a blister; a vesicatory or other applied medicine.
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Blister

A bubble, as on a painted surface.
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Blister

(roofing) An enclosed pocket of air, which may be mixed with water or solvent vapor, trapped between impermeable layers of felt or between the membrane and substrate.
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Blister

A type of pre-formed packaging made from plastic that contains cavities.
Blister card
Blister pack
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Blister

A cause of annoyance.
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Blister

(uncountable) A form of smelted copper with a blistered surface.
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Blister

(transitive) To raise blisters on.
A chemical agent that blisters the skin
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Blister

To sear after blaching.
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Blister

(intransitive) To have a blister form.
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Blister

(transitive) To criticise severely.
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Blister

(intransitive) To break out in blisters.
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Blister

A vesicle of the skin, containing watery matter or serum, whether occasioned by a burn or other injury, or by a vesicatory; a collection of serous fluid causing a bladderlike elevation of the cuticle.
And painful blisters swelled my tender hands.
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Blister

Any elevation made by the separation of the film or skin, as on plants; or by the swelling of the substance at the surface, as on steel.
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Blister

A vesicatory; a plaster of Spanish flies, or other matter, applied to raise a blister.
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Blister

To be affected with a blister or blisters; to have a blister form on.
Let my tongue blister.
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Blister

To raise a blister or blisters upon.
My hands were blistered.
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Blister

To give pain to, or to injure, as if by a blister.
This tyrant, whose sole name blisters our tongue.
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Blister

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

Get blistered;
Her feet blistered during the long hike
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Blister

Subject to harsh criticism;
The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday
The professor scaled the students
Your invectives scorched the community
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Blister

Cause blisters to from on;
The tight shoes and perspiration blistered her feet
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