Definición de ulcer en inglés:

ulcer

Silabificación: ul·cer
Pronunciación: /ˈəlsər
 
/

sustantivo

1An open sore on an external or internal surface of the body, caused by a break in the skin or mucous membrane that fails to heal.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A common form of mouth ulcer, canker sores occur in women more often than in men.
  • Painful skin ulcers with gangrenous margins may be a feature of mixed bacterial infections.
  • Along with the external ulcer, the internal arterial lesion must be treated.
Sinónimos
Medicine aphtha, chancre, furuncle
1.1A moral blemish or corrupting influence: he’s a con man with an incurable ulcer called gambling

Origen

late Middle English: from Latin ulcus, ulcer-.

Derivativos

ulcered

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She has had an ulcered leg now for over 6 months.
  • The existing leg became pink with blood flow, no longer ulcered, no longer had ischemic pain and was saved from amputation.
  • Some of the targeted functions are cushioning, energy absorption, stiffness, adaptation to the foot sole, filling out empty spaces within the shoe and pressure relieve on the ulcered area.

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