Definitions for ulcerateˈʌl səˌreɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ul•cer•ateˈʌl səˌreɪt(v.)-at•ed, -at•ing.
(v.i.)to form an ulcer; become ulcerous.
(v.t.)to cause an ulcer on or in.
Origin of ulcerate:
1375–1425; late ME < L
"Her stomach ulcerated"
affect with an ulcer
"Her stomach was ulcerated"
To cause an ulcer to develop.
The surface was ulcerated by trauma.
To become ulcerous.
The tissue ulcerated shortly after exposure.
Having an ulcus, a rounded pore-like aperture, at one or both poles.
to be formed into an ulcer; to become ulcerous
to affect with, or as with, an ulcer or ulcers