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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Development of an ulcer.
  • n. An ulcer or an ulcerous condition.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The development of an ulcer
  • n. An ulcerous condition

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The process of forming an ulcer, or of becoming ulcerous; the state of being ulcerated; also, an ulcer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The formation of an ulcer.
  • n. The result of such formation; an ulcer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
  • n. the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated

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