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pres·sure sore

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  1. bedsore, pressure sore, decubitus ulcernoun

    a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)


  1. pressure sore

    A pressure sore, also known as a bed sore or decubitus ulcer, is a type of injury to the skin and underlying tissue that happens as a result of prolonged pressure on the skin. They mostly develop on the body's bony areas, like the heels, ankles, hips and tailbone. Pressure sores can occur due to illness, immobility or lack of blood flow, and are commonly seen in individuals who have difficulty moving such as bedridden, wheelchair-bound, or elderly people.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pressure sore in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pressure sore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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