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noun as in fever blister

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The store sold everyday goods and featured a large brick oven that was used to make its famous bulla cakes, flavorful flat pastries made with flour, ginger and molasses.

“I promised myself to change this cycle of life,” said Victor Bulla.

Its decoration consisted in part of a Swastika similar in form and style to the Etruscan gold “bulla,” fig. 188 in this paper.

In the latter there is a considerable bulging below the aperture of the ear called the bulla tympani, or bulb of the drum.

The great cavity is the bulla tympani or bulb of the ear; a m is the auditory meatus or external hole of the ear.

As a director of the Southwest Museum, Bulla performs another of his services to the community.

The external auditory aperture (fig. 75, 7) is a large opening with rough edges at the outer side of the tympanic bulla.


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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bulla, such as: abscess, cyst, pimple, sore, ulcer, and welt.

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