HyperDic: pressure_sore

English > 1 sense of the expression pressure sore:
NOUNstatepressure sore, bedsore, decubitus ulcera chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)
English > pressure sore: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients).
Synonymsbedsore, 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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