duodenal ulcer


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du′ode′nal ul′cer


n.
a peptic ulcer located in the duodenum.
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Noun1.duodenal ulcer - a peptic ulcer of the duodenumduodenal ulcer - a peptic ulcer of the duodenum  
peptic ulcer, peptic ulceration - an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining of the alimentary tract
Translations

du·o·de·nal ul·cer

n. úlcera duodenal.
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