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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) An external application to the skin, which produces a puriform or serous discharge by exciting inflammation; a vesicatory.
  • adjective (Med.) Attracting the humors to the skin; exciting action in the skin; blistering.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective medicine Causing blisters; vesicant.
  • noun dated a vesicant agent

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