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ves•i•cant



Pronunciation: (ves'i-kunt), [key]
adj.
producing a blister or blisters, as a medicinal substance; vesicating.

n.
1. a vesicant agent or substance.
2. (in chemical warfare) a chemical agent that causes burns and destruction of tissue both internally and externally.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

vesicalvesica piscis
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