Definitions for ulcerˈʌl sər

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. ulcer, ulceration(noun)

    a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. ulcer(Noun)

    An open sore of the skin, eyes or mucous membrane, often caused by an initial abrasion and generally maintained by an inflammation and/or an infection.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Ulcer(noun)

    a solution of continuity in any of the soft parts of the body, discharging purulent matter, found on a surface, especially one of the natural surfaces of the body, and originating generally in a constitutional disorder; a sore discharging pus. It is distinguished from an abscess, which has its beginning, at least, in the depth of the tissues

  2. Ulcer(noun)

    fig.: Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character

  3. Ulcer(verb)

    to ulcerate

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Ulcer

    A lesion on the surface of the skin or a mucous surface, produced by the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ulcer' in Nouns Frequency: #2337

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  1. cruel

  2. lucre


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