HyperDic: bedsore

English > 1 sense of the word bedsore:
NOUNstatebedsore, pressure sore, decubitus ulcera chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)
English > bedsore: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients).
Synonymspressure sore, decubitus ulcer
Broaderulcer, ulcerationA circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
Spanishescara, úlcera de decúbito, úlcera por presión
Catalanescara

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