vesicant agent


vesicant agent
See blister agent.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • vesicant agent — pūliuojamoji medžiaga statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Nuodingoji medžiaga, žeidžianti akis, plaučius ir sukelianti odos pūsles. atitikmenys: angl. blister agent; vesicant agent pranc. agent vésicant ryšiai: sinonimas – pūliuojamoji nuodingoji …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • vesicant — [ves′ikə tôr΄ē] adj., n. pl. vesicatories [ves′i kənt] adj. [< L vesica, a blister, bladder] causing blisters n. a vesicant agent; specif., in chemical warfare, any agent, as mustard gas, used to blister and burn body tissues by contact with… …   English World dictionary

  • agent vésicant — pūliuojamoji medžiaga statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Nuodingoji medžiaga, žeidžianti akis, plaučius ir sukelianti odos pūsles. atitikmenys: angl. blister agent; vesicant agent pranc. agent vésicant ryšiai: sinonimas – pūliuojamoji nuodingoji …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • vesicant — /ves i keuhnt/, adj. 1. producing a blister or blisters, as a medicinal substance; vesicating. n. 2. a vesicant agent or substance. 3. (in chemical warfare) a chemical agent that causes burns and destruction of tissue both internally and… …   Universalium

  • vesicant — /ˈvɛsəkənt/ (say vesuhkuhnt) adjective 1. vesicating; producing a blister or blisters, as a medicinal substance. –noun 2. a vesicant agent or substance. 3. Chemical Warfare a chemical agent that causes burns and destruction of tissue both… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Vesicant — A substance that causes tissue blistering. Also referred to as a vesicatory. * * * An agent that produces a vesicle. * * * ves·i·cant ves i kənt n an agent (as a drug or a war gas) that induces blistering called also blister gas vesicant adj… …   Medical dictionary

  • vesicant — noun Etymology: Latin vesica bladder, blister Date: 1661 an agent (as a chemical weapon) that induces blistering • vesicant adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vesicant — [ vɛsɪkənt, vi: ] technical adjective tending to cause blistering. noun an agent that causes blistering. Origin ME: from late L. vesicant , vesicare form pustules , from vesica bladder …   English new terms dictionary

  • vesicant — ves•i•cant [[t]ˈvɛs ɪ kənt[/t]] adj. 1) pha producing a blister or blisters, as a medicinal substance 2) mil a chemical agent that causes burns and destruction of tissue • Etymology: 1655–65; < NL vēsīcant , s. of vēsīcāns, prp. of vēsīcāre to …   From formal English to slang

  • vesicant — I noun a chemical agent that causes blistering (especially mustard gas) • Syn: ↑vesicatory • Derivationally related forms: ↑vesicatory (for: ↑vesicatory) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary