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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bul·la /ˈbʊlə/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 bul·la /ˈbʊlə/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bul·la n.; pl. Bullæ
 1. Med. A bleb; a vesicle, or an elevation of the cuticle, containing a transparent watery fluid.
 2. Anat. The ovoid prominence below the opening of the ear in the skulls of many animals; as, the tympanic or auditory bulla.
 3. A leaden seal for a document; esp. the round leaden seal attached to the papal bulls, which has on one side a representation of St. Peter and St. Paul, and on the other the name of the pope who uses it.
 4. Zool. A genus of marine shells. See Bubble shell.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous
           fluid [syn: blister, bleb]
      2: the round leaden seal affixed to a papal bull
      [also: bullae (pl)]