Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of bran.

Etymologies

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bran +‎ -like

Examples

  • When acute, and characterized by high inflammation, with bright, smooth swelling, and spreading gradually and sometimes rapidly to surrounding parts; or when small vesicles appear on the inflamed parts, which dry up in little branlike scales and fall off.

    A Newly Discovered System of Electrical Medication

  • _ -- This attacks the horse's head where the harness presses, and leads to dropping of the hair, leaving bald patches covered with a branlike scurf, without any eruption, heat, tenderness, swelling, or rigidity of the skin.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

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