What is another word for wheal?

Pronunciation: [wˈiːl] (IPA)

"Wheal" is a term used to describe a raised, often red or white, skin lesion that typically develops as a result of an allergic reaction or insect bite. Synonyms for this term include hives, welts, bumps, rashes and papules. These words are often used interchangeably to refer to the same type of skin reaction. Other synonyms that may be used to describe a wheal include swellings, blisters, eruptions, and lesions. These terms may be used by medical professionals or in everyday conversation to describe the appearance and sensation of skin reactions that are commonly associated with allergies, insect bites, and other irritants.

What are the hypernyms for Wheal?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Wheal

They moved right on like soldiers in their ranks, stopping at nothing, and straggling for nothing: they carried a broad furrow or wheal all across the country, black and loathsome, while it was as green and smiling on each side of them and in front, as it had been before they came.
John Henry Cardinal Newman
At wheal Friendship mine in Cornwall, a different contrivance is employed: there is in that mine an inclined plane, passing underground about two-thirds of a mile in length.
"On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures"
Charles Babbage
I belong to wheal Gooniver, up the valley.
"The Ship of Stars"
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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