ulceration


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Related to ulceration: necrosis, fibrosis, ulcerative colitis

ul·cer·a·tion

 (ŭl′sə-rā′shən)
n.
1. Development of an ulcer.
2. An ulcer or an ulcerous condition.

ulceration

(ˌʌlsəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. (Pathology) the development or formation of an ulcer
2. (Pathology) an ulcer or an ulcerous condition
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ulceration - a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissueulceration - 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
peptic ulcer, peptic ulceration - an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining of the alimentary tract
canker sore, canker - an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)
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 formationulceration - the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
Translations

ulceration

[ˌʌlsəˈreɪʃən] Nulceración f

ulceration

n (= process)Geschwürbildung f; (of wound)Vereiterung f; (= state)Geschwüre pl, → Vereiterung f

ul·cer·a·tion

n. ulceración, supuración; proceso de formación de una úlcera.

ulceration

n ulceración f
References in classic literature ?
But as the stumps of harpoons are frequently found in the dead bodies of captured whales, with the flesh perfectly healed around them, and no prominence of any kind to denote their place; therefore, there must needs have been some other unknown reason in the present case fully to account for the ulceration alluded to.
All loathing did I once vow to renounce: then did ye change my nigh ones and nearest ones into ulcerations.
Alterations in the normal biomechanics of the foot have been associated with an increased risk of ulceration and amputation.
All of the patients, mostly white men with an average age of 62 years, had a history of foot ulceration caused by diabetes.
Professor Marshall is world famous for his work with Dr Robin Warren in isolating and then establishing the association between H pylori, gastritis and peptic ulceration.
When taken orally, crystal causes severe ulceration in the mouth, a potential risk for those engaging in unprotected oral sex.
The idea that diabetic foot ulceration is largely preventable is not disputed: Small, mostly single-center studies have confirmed that relatively simple interventions can reduce amputations by up to 80%.
Any foot disease in people with diabetes must be taken seriously and treated promptly because ulceration can destroy the tissues of your foot.
1 The syndrome also encompasses complications like Charcot neuroarthropathy, osteomyelitis, foot ulceration and may lead to the most feared outcome, amputation.
paniculata extract remarkably decreased the severity of ulceration, hastened regeneration and repair, and produced normal gastric mucosa, respectively.
Further analysis of factors including age, ulceration, and tumor location showed that MR and thickness measures were not independent, and the potential for MR to predict SLN biopsy positivity declined at lower thickness values.