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ulcer US English

An 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

ulcer US Thesaurus

something to soothe the ulcers in his mouth

mouth ulcer US English

An open sore inside the mouth

peptic ulcer US English

A lesion in the lining (mucosa) of the digestive tract, typically in the stomach or duodenum, caused by the digestive action of pepsin and stomach acid

rodent ulcer US English

A slow-growing malignant tumor of the face (basal cell carcinoma)

decubitus ulcer US English

Technical term for bedsore.

perforating ulcer US English

An ulcer which penetrates completely through a structure, especially the wall of the stomach, creating an opening on both surfaces.