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Webster 1913 Edition


Ulceration

Ulˊcer-a′tion

,
Noun.
[L.
ulceratio
: cf. F.
ulcération
.]
(Med.)
The process of forming an ulcer, or of becoming ulcerous; the state of being ulcerated; also, an ulcer.

Webster 1828 Edition


Ulceration

ULCERA'TION

,
Noun.
[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.

Definition 2021


ulceration

ulceration

See also: ulcération

English

Noun

ulceration (countable and uncountable, plural ulcerations)

  1. The development of an ulcer.
    • 2008, Mary E. Klingensmith, The Washington Manual of Surgery (page 327)
      Chronic venous disease includes cosmetically undesirable telangiectasias, varicose veins, venous ulceration, and claudication.
  2. An ulcerous condition.

Translations


Old French

Etymology

Borrowing from Latin ulcerātiō.

Noun

ulceration f (oblique plural ulcerations, nominative singular ulceration, nominative plural ulcerations)

  1. ulceration (the formation of an ulcer/ulcers)