What does ulceration mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ulcer, ulcerationnoun

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

  2. ulcerationnoun

    the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated


  1. ulcerationnoun

    The development of an ulcer

  2. ulcerationnoun

    An ulcerous condition

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ulcerationnoun

    Etymology: ulceration, Fr. ulceratio, from ulcero, Lat.

    The effects of mercury on ulcerations are manifest. Arbuth.


  1. ulceration

    Ulceration refers to the process or condition of developing ulcers. An ulcer is a sore on the skin or a mucous membrane, often associated with the disintegration of tissue and the development of pus. It can occur in various parts of the body like the stomach, skin, or legs, often causing pain and discomfort.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ulcerationnoun

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ulceration in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ulceration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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