What does ulcerous mean?

Definitions for ulcerous
ˈʌl sər əsul·cer·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cankerous, ulcerated, ulcerousadjective

    having an ulcer or canker


  1. ulcerousadjective

    Of or relating to an ulcer

  2. ulcerousadjective

    Having an ulcer

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ulcerousadjective

    Afflicted with sores.

    Etymology: ulcerosus, Latin.

    Strangely visited people,
    All swoln and ulc’rous he cures. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    An ulcerous disposition of the lungs, and an ulcer of the lungs, may be appositely termed causes of a pulmonique consumption. Gideon Harvey, on Consumptions.


  1. ulcerous

    Ulcerous refers to something related to, characterized by, or affected with ulcers. An ulcer is a sore on the skin or a mucous membrane, often associated with the disintegration of tissue, which can result in complete loss of the epidermis and often portions of the dermis and even subcutaneous fat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ulcerousadjective

    having the nature or character of an ulcer; discharging purulent or other matter

  2. Ulcerousadjective

    affected with an ulcer or ulcers; ulcerated

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ulcerous in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ulcerous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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