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1. Development of an ulcer.
2. An ulcer or an ulcerous condition.
1. (Pathology) the development or formation of an ulcer
2. (Pathology) an ulcer or an ulcerous condition
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|Noun||1.||ulceration - a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue|
lesion - any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
aphthous ulcer - a blister on the mucous membranes of the lips or mouth or gastrointestinal tract
bedsore, decubitus ulcer, pressure sore - a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)
chancroid - infectious venereal ulcer
noli-me-tangere - a cancerous ulcer of soft tissue and bone
noma - acute ulceration of the mucous membranes of the mouth or genitals; often seen in undernourished children
|2.||ulceration - the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated|