1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin ulcerātus (past participle of ulcerāre to make sore), equivalent to ulcer- (see ulcer) + -ātus -ate1 (Source: dictionary.com)
Definitions of Ulceration
verb (used without object)
- to form an
verb (used with object)
- to cause an
- the development or formation of an ulcer
- an ulcer or an ulcerous condition
- to make or become ulcerous
- Development of an ulcer.
- An ulcer or an ulcerous condition.
- To develop an ulcer; become ulcerous.
- : the process of becoming ulcerated : the state of being ulcerated
- : ulcer
Example sentences for Ulceration
- The gum on the whole lower jaw may become inflamed, and a yellow band of ulceration may appear along the gums.
- It may be considered as the equivalent of ulceration or molecular destruction in the soft parts.
- She presented no evidence of local uterine congestion, inflammation, ulceration, or displacement.
- Not that every woman is injured by it to the extent of inflammation and ulceration, yet many are.
- Ulceration occurring in toxic, in diphtheritic, and in phlegmonous gastritis need not be discussed here.
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