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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Causing blisters; vesicant.
  • n. a vesicant agent

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Attracting the humors to the skin; exciting action in the skin; blistering.
  • n. An external application to the skin, which produces a puriform or serous discharge by exciting inflammation; a vesicatory.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In medicine, producing a blister when applied to the skin.
  • n. An application to the skin which produces a serous or puriform discharge by exciting inflammation; a vesicatory; a blister.

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