Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of the nature of ulcers or an ulcer.
  • adjective Having ulcers or an ulcer.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or of the nature of an ulcer or ulcers.
  • Exhibiting ulceration; affected with an ulcer or ulcers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having the nature or character of an ulcer; discharging purulent or other matter.
  • adjective Affected with an ulcer or ulcers; ulcerated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or relating to an ulcer
  • adjective Having an ulcer

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

  • adjective having an ulcer or canker

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Examples

  • Chronic inflammatory diseases also exist, such as ulcerous colitis or multiple sclerosis, where, due to a constant state of inflammation, the cells are destabilised, provoking neoplasic processes, i.e. they generate new tissue of a tumorous nature.

    innovations-report

  • By now he was a mass of ulcerous sores from constant irritation; no doubt he would stink in the open air.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

  • With Commerson's ulcerous leg leaving him "not in a fit state to wander any distance, to scramble down gullies, or to climb outcrops," who else but Baret could have found the vine, spurred by the hope that it would cure her lover's limb?

    Incredible Voyage

  • By now he was a mass of ulcerous sores from constant irritation; no doubt he would stink in the open air.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

  • Leonard Bertipaglia, perhaps the most influential surgeon of the fifteenth century, added his own admonishment: Those who pretend to cure cancer by incising, lifting, and extirpating it only transform a nonulcerous cancer into an ulcerous one. . .

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Leonard Bertipaglia, perhaps the most influential surgeon of the fifteenth century, added his own admonishment: Those who pretend to cure cancer by incising, lifting, and extirpating it only transform a nonulcerous cancer into an ulcerous one. . .

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • He also jokingly refers to himself as the moody, bohemian member of the group, which is pretty much how most folks remember the man behind that amazing, ulcerous voice.

    Cobain's Journals: The Writer Behind The Rock Star

  • Nor indeed do we intend that viewers should consider them as crabby ulcerous little self seeking vermin with furry legs and an excessive addiction to alcohol and certain explicit sexual practices which some people might find offensive.

    Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » 1.4 Billion

  • He also jokingly refers to himself as the moody, bohemian member of the group, which is pretty much how most folks remember the man behind that amazing, ulcerous voice.

    Cobain's Journals: The Writer Behind The Rock Star

  • Leonard Bertipaglia, perhaps the most influential surgeon of the fifteenth century, added his own admonishment: Those who pretend to cure cancer by incising, lifting, and extirpating it only transform a nonulcerous cancer into an ulcerous one. . .

    The Emperor of All Maladies

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