Definitions

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  • adj. Causing ulcers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to ulcers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or of the nature of an ulcer or ulcers.
  • Causing or producing ulcers.

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

  • adj. of or relating to or characterized by ulceration

Etymologies

ulcerate +‎ -ive (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He reportedly received a blood transfusion; Abrams suffers from an inflammatory bowel disease called ulcerative colitis.

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  • He also had a stomach condition called ulcerative colitis.

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  • The for fat intake is between 20-35% ... oil, and some margarines, could increase the risk of a serious bowel condition called ulcerative colitis, researchers say.

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  • They help prevent bad bacteria from infecting you, and may help prevent intestinal diseases such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease and cancer.

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  • Shortly after, members of the public began walking inside the 40-foot-long, eight-foot-high tube, poking at dimly lit polyps and bulges as TV screens explained where poo comes from and how to identify diseases such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's.

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  • New research from the Lund University Faculty of Engineering in Sweden shows that blueberry fibre are important and can alleviate and protect against intestinal inflammations, such as ulcerative colitis.

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  • Specifically, we are interested in studying how diseases such as ulcerative colitis and obesity contribute to cancer initiation and progression through development of novel cellular and animal models.

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  • Previous research has led to anti-clotting drugs becoming standard care for patients hospitalized for inflammatory bowel disease -- such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.

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  • You also may need earlier testing if you have a chronic inflammatory bowel disease, such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease.

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  • One family member is having to talk to hospice, while another has a fractured sternum that isn't healing (resulting in the need to see a surgical specialist), and finally the third is in the hospital after dropping 20 pounds in 2 weeks from severe abdominal/stomach problems that is either severe "ulcerative" or just (just?) a massive colon infection.

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