[cell biology] In cell biology, a bleb is an irregular bulge in the plasma membrane of a cell caused by localized decoupling of the cytoskeleton from the plasma membrane. Blebbing is the term used to describe the formation of blebs and is sometimes referred to as zeiosis. ==Physiological fun...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: blĕb Definitions: 1. A large flaccid vesicle. 2. An air-filled lung cyst within or contiguous to the visceral pleura, usually seen radiologically at the lung apex; more likely to develop and to rupture with resulting pneumothorax in taller people.
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Bleb: A bladder-like structure more than 5 mm in diameter with thin walls that may be full of fluid. Also called a bulla.
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Protrusion from the surface of a cell, usually approximately hemispherical; may be filled with fluid or supported by a meshwork of microfilaments.
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Bleb noun [ Prov. English bleb , bleib , blob , bubble, blister. This word belongs to the root of blub , blubber , blabber , and perhaps blow to puff.] A large vesicle or bulla, usually containing a ser...
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<cell biology> Protrusion from the surface of a cell, usually approximately hemispherical, may be filled with fluid or supported by a meshwork of microfilaments. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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(bleb) bulla (def. 1).
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• (n.) A large vesicle or bulla, usually containing a serous fluid; a blister; a bubble, as in water, glass, etc.
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[mineralogy] In geology, mineralogy, and petrology, a bleb is a small bubble-like inclusion of one mineral within a larger mineral. An example is a bleb of sylvite within chlorite. ...
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[medicine] In medicine, a bleb is a large blister (usually approximately hemispherical) filled with serous fluid. Blebs can form in a number of tissues due to different pathologies, including frostbitten tissues, and as a cause of spontaneous pneumothorax. In the lungs, a bleb is a collectio...
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1) Blister 2) Bulla 3) Cyst 4) Vesicle
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