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Webster 1913 Edition


Ulcerate

Ul′cer-ate

,
Verb.
I.
[
imp. & p. p.
Ulcerated
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Ulcerating
.]
[L.
ulceratus
, p. p. of
ulcerare
, fr.
ulcus
ulcer.]
To be formed into an ulcer; to become ulcerous.

Ul′cer-ate

,
Verb.
T.
To affect with, or as with, an ulcer or ulcers.
Harvey.

Webster 1828 Edition


Ulcerate

UL'CERATE

,
Verb.
I.
To be formed into an ulcer; to become ulcerous.

UL'CERATE

,
Verb.
T.
[L. ulcero.] To affect with an ulcer or with ulcers.

Definition 2021


ulcerate

ulcerate

English

Adjective

ulcerate (comparative more ulcerate, superlative most ulcerate)

  1. (palynology, of a pollen grain) Having an ulcus, a rounded pore-like aperture, at one or both poles.

Derived terms

  • monoulcerate

Verb

ulcerate (third-person singular simple present ulcerates, present participle ulcerating, simple past and past participle ulcerated)

  1. (medicine, transitive) To cause an ulcer to develop.
    The surface was ulcerated by trauma.
  2. (medicine, intransitive) To become ulcerous.
    The tissue ulcerated shortly after exposure.

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Derived terms


Italian

Verb

ulcerate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of ulcerare
  2. second-person plural imperative of ulcerare
  3. feminine plural of ulcerato

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