Ulceration

/ʌlsəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/

Origin

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

Ulceration

verb (used without object)

  1. to form an

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Ulceration

verb (used with object)

  1. to cause an

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Ulceration

noun

  1. the development or formation of an ulcer
  2. an ulcer or an ulcerous condition

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Ulceration

verb

  1. to make or become ulcerous

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Ulceration

n.

  1. Development of an ulcer.
  2. An ulcer or an ulcerous condition.

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Ulceration

v.

  1. To develop an ulcer; become ulcerous.

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Ulceration

noun

  1. : the process of becoming ulcerated : the state of being ulcerated
  2. : ulcer

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Example sentences for Ulceration

  1. The gum on the whole lower jaw may become inflamed, and a yellow band of ulceration may appear along the gums.
  2. It may be considered as the equivalent of ulceration or molecular destruction in the soft parts.
  3. She presented no evidence of local uterine congestion, inflammation, ulceration, or displacement.
  4. Not that every woman is injured by it to the extent of inflammation and ulceration, yet many are.
  5. Ulceration occurring in toxic, in diphtheritic, and in phlegmonous gastritis need not be discussed here.

Related words & Synonyms

abscess, lesion, sore, infection, discharge, pus, maturation, suppuration, purulence, fester, boil, canker, pustule

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