Definition of ulcerous in English:


Syllabification: ul·cer·ous
Pronunciation: /ˈəls(ə)rəs


Having or constituting an ulcer: the parasites created ulcerous sores
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  • The flies can carry an infection causing ulcerous sores which take months or even years to heal.
  • One is canker, referring to a gangrenous or ulcerous sore, usually in the mouth, and hence an area of diseased tissue, as in woody stems.
  • E. coli antigens were detected in ulcerous tissue and were suspected to be due to secondary infection in these lesions.

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