Definition of "bullae" []

  • Plural of bulla. (noun)

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Use "bullae" in a sentence
  • "For example, when traders in the Mediterranean region circa 3000 BC invented seals called bullae to ensure that their shipments reached their destinations tamper-free, they transformed commerce from local to long distance."
  • "Large blisters, like these, are called bullae alkaptonuria, ochronosis X-ray lower lumbo-sacral spine and sacro-iliac joints showing normal sacro-iliac joints and calcification of intervertebral discs alkaptonuria, ochronosis grossly calcified intervertebal discs alkaptonuria, ochronosis early ankylosis of spine alkaptonuria, ochronosis bluish spots on his sclera alkaptonuria, ochronosis Bluish discoloration os ear cartillage hypertrophic osteoarthropathy Note diffuse periosteal new bone formation of the distal radius and ulna."
  • "Compared to wolves, domestic dogs are smaller and have proportionally smaller teeth, a wider palate, broader braincase and higher frontals, and smaller, less rounded auditory bullae."