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ULCERA'TION, n. [L. ulceratio.]
1. The process of forming into an ulcer, or the process of becoming ulcerous. 2. An ulcer; a morbid sore that discharges pus or other fluid. n
1: a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue [syn: ulcer, ulceration] 2: the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated
noun Date: 14th century the process of becoming ulcerated 1. the state of being ulcerated ; 2. ulcer • ulcerative adjective Ulceration Ul`cer*a"tion, n. [L. ulceratio: cf. F. ulc['e]ration.] (Med.) The process of forming an ulcer, or of becoming ulcerous; the state of being ulcerated; also, an ulcer.
n. 1. Formation of an ulcer. 2. Ulcer.
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