Definitions for ulceration
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
a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated
The development of an ulcer
An ulcerous condition
the process of forming an ulcer, or of becoming ulcerous; the state of being ulcerated; also, an ulcer