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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A chemical agent that causes blistering (especially mustard gas) adj. - Causing blisters.

Usage examples (36)
  • Externally, vesicant; used in form of ointment, or tincture.
  • Following this, a vesicant is employed and the subject is allowed a month's rest.
  • Somebody on this planet had a gas which was a regurgi-tant, a sternutatory, and a vesicant all in one.
  • Reduction having been affected, the application of a vesicant over the whole patellar region is customary. for more
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