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  • Frost blisters are pustular swellings due to the up-growth of callus-tissue into cavities caused by the uprising of the superficial cortex under the action of intense cold.
  • 24) are of economic importance, as they contain a vesicant substance used for raising medicinal blisters on the human skin.
  • The manifold plate is then heavily punched from one side, so that the opposite face protrudes in broken blisters, which are then hammered down until each becomes a centre of wave propagation.
  • The numerous small blisters or vesicles thus derived coalesce, forming a large sac full of "blister-fluid."
  • Blisters also cause local dilatation of vessels, but are usually applied to the skin for inflammation in deep-seated parts, such as the lungs, though they also relieve pain in the joints in acute rheumatism.