HyperDic: ulceration

English > 2 senses of the word ulceration:
NOUNstateulceration, ulcera circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
processulcerationthe process of ulcer formation
ulceration > pronunciation
Soundsah.lserey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > ulceration: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue.
Synonymulcer
Narroweraphthous ulcerA blister on the mucous membranes of the lips or mouth or gastrointestinal tract
bedsore, pressure sore, decubitus ulcerA chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)
canker, canker soreAn ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)
chancroidinfectious venereal ulcer
noli-me-tangereA cancerous ulcer of soft tissue and bone
nomaAcute ulceration of the mucous membranes of the mouth or genitals
peptic ulcer, peptic ulcerationAn ulcer of the mucous membrane lining of the alimentary tract
BroaderlesionAny localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
Spanishllaga, ulceración, úlcera
Catalannafra, plaga, ulceració, úlcera
Adjectivesulcerativeof or relating to or characterized by ulceration
English > ulceration: 2 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated.
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
Spanishulceración
Verbsulcerateundergo ulceration

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