This was a special locket worn around their neck by children and given to them at birth. It contained an amulet as a protection against evil and was worn on a chain, cord, or strap. Girls wore their bulla until the eve of their wedding day, when their bulla was set aside with other childhood things such as toys. Boys wore their bulla until they dayâ€¦...
Non-living structure serving as an anchor to which the maxillae are permanently attached. It is secreted by the head and maxillary glands of female copepods in the family Lernaeopodidiae.
Type: Term Pronunciation: bul′ă, -ē Definitions: 1. A fluid-filled blister greater than 1 cm in diameter appearing as a circumscribed area of separation of the epidermis from the subepidermal structure (subepidermal bulla) or as a circumscribed area of separation of epidermal cells (intraepidermal bulla) caused by the presence of se...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=12758
(Latin) an amulet a father would hang around his child`s neck on the eighth day of the child`s life; this amulet was supposed to protect the child; during the Liberalia festival, a young boy would take off his bulla and his toga praetexta in order to put on more adult clothing.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/10135
Bulbous part of the ear bones.
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- the round leaden seal affixed to a papal bullFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=bulla
Bulla: A fluid-filled blister more than 5 mm (about 3/16 inch) in diameter with thin walls. A bulla on the skin is a blister. A bulla on the pleura (the membrane covering the lung) is also called a bleb. In Latin a bulla was a 'bubble, stud or knob.' It referred to any rounded protrusion, particularly one that was hollow or cystic.Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=2547
; plural Bullæ
[ Latin bulla
bubble. See Bull
an edict.] 1. (Medicine)
A bleb; a vesicle, or an elevation of the cuticle, containing a transparent watery fluid. 2. (Anat.)
The ovoid prominence below the opening of the ear i...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/110
Origin: L. Bulla bubble. See Bull an edict. ... 1. <medicine> A bleb; a vesicle, or an elevation of the cuticle, containing a transparent watery fluid. ... 2. <anatomy> The ovoid prominence below the opening of the ear in the skulls of many animals; as, the tympanic or auditory bulla. ... 3. A leaden seal for a document; especially. The...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
the round leaden seal affixed to a papal bullFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=bulla
(bul´ә) pl. bul´lae a large blister, usually more than 5 mm in diameter; called also bleb. an anatomical structure with a blisterlike appearance. adj., bul´late, bul´lous., adj.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) A leaden seal for a document; esp. the round leaden seal attached to the papal bulls, which has on one side a representation of St. Peter and St. Paul, and on the other the name of the pope who uses it. • (n.) A genus of marine shells. See Bubble shell. • (n.) A bleb; a vesicle, or an elevation of the cuticle, containing a tra...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/bulla/
(from the article `blister`) ...caused by a separation either between layers of the epidermis or between the epidermis and the dermis. Blisters are classified as vesicles if they ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/128
characteristic Etruscan ornamental pendant. Typically round or oval, bullae resemble a lion or satyr head.[1 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/128
bulla (s), bullae (pl) 1. A fluid-filled space that is either within or beneath the epidermis. 2. A large blister or skin vesicle filled with fluid.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/338/
The Bulla is an ancient amulet for protection against fascination.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/DCB.HTM
A raised lesion greater than .5 cm in diameter that contains water and no pus. The plural is bullae.Found on http://dermatology.about.com/library/bldefbulla.htm
A large vesicle.Found on http://www.thehorse.com/Glossary.xhtml?L=B
(bul'ah) (Latin. Bulla - a round swelling, a bubble)Found on http://www.skincareguide.ca/glossary/b/bulla.html
Latin = bubble.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
Bulla (plural bullae), is a type of seal impression. It comes in two forms: metal and clay. == Clay bullae == The original bulla was a lump of clay molded around a cord and stamped with a seal. Once the clay has dried, the container (such as a vase or money bag) cannot be violated without visible damage to the bulla, thereby ensuring...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulla_(seal)
Bulla, an amulet worn like a locket, was given to male children in Ancient Rome nine days after birth. Rather similar objects are rare finds from Late Bronze Age Ireland. Roman bullae were enigmatic objects of lead, for the well-off covered in gold foil. A bulla was worn around the neck as a locket to protect against evil spirits a...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulla_(amulet)
clade Cephalaspidea | superfamilia = Bulloidea | superfamilia_authority = (Lamarck, 1801) | familia = Bullidae | familia_authority = (Lamarck, 1801) | genus = Bulla | genus_authority = Linnaeus, 1758 | subdivision_ranks = Species | subdivision = See text | synonyms_ref = | synonyms = Bulla is a genus of medium to large hermaphro...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulla_(gastropod)
A special locket worn around children's neck, given to them at birth. It contained an amulet as a protection against evil and was worn on a chain, cord, or strap.Found on http://homeworkhelp.stjohnssevenoaks.com/glossary.htm
A pendant. Also known as dhuk-dhuki and padakFound on http://www.saffronart.com/sitepages/jewelry/glossary.aspx
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