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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Vesicant" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Vesicant
A blister agent, or vesicant, is a chemical compound that causes severe skin, eye and mucosal pain and irritation. They are named for their ability to cause severe chemical burns, resulting in painful water blisters on the bodies of those affected. Although the term is often used in connection with large-scale burns caused by chemical spills or chemical warfare agents, - See link


Vesicant in Spanish is Sustancia vesicante
Las sustancias vesicantes, llamadas también agentes vesicantes o vejigatorios, son sustancias que pueden ser sólidas, líquidas o gaseosas y que en contacto con la piel producen irritación y ampollas. Su acción va desde la irritación leve de la piel a la ulceración y fuertes quemaduras, llegando a producir la destrucción de los tejidos. - See link


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Definition of Vesicant in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
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