1. <chemistry> Impure zinc oxide.

2. <medicine> A skin disease in which there is an eruption of bullae, without inflammation or fever.

Origin: L, fr. Gr. A bubble, the slag on the surface of smelted ore, from a blister.

(01 Mar 1998)

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