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decubitus ulcer Syllabification: de·cub·i·tus ul·cer

Definition of decubitus ulcer in English:


Technical term for bedsore.
Example sentences
  • Sepsis was present in 2 cases; in one of these cases, the decubitus ulcer was considered a possible source of infection.
  • Long term, you can develop a bed sore or decubitus ulcer.
  • Or another example, it turns out that we have about 3400 new bedsores a year, decubitus ulcers.

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