Definitions for ulceration

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ul•cer•ateˈʌl səˌreɪt(v.)-at•ed, -at•ing.

  1. (v.i.)to form an ulcer; become ulcerous.

    Category: Pathology

  2. (v.t.)to cause an ulcer on or in.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of ulcerate:

1375–1425; late ME < L


Princeton's WordNet

  1. ulcer, ulceration(noun)

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

  2. ulceration(noun)

    the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated


  1. ulceration(Noun)

    The development of an ulcer

  2. ulceration(Noun)

    An ulcerous condition

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ulceration(noun)

    the process of forming an ulcer, or of becoming ulcerous; the state of being ulcerated; also, an ulcer


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