ulcerous


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ul·cer·ous

 (ŭl′sər-əs)
adj.
1. Of the nature of ulcers or an ulcer.
2. Having ulcers or an ulcer.

ul′cer·ous·ly adv.
ul′cer·ous·ness n.

ulcerous

(ˈʌlsərəs)
adj
1. (Pathology) relating to, characteristic of, or characterized by an ulcer or ulcers
2. being or having a corrupting influence
ˈulcerously adv
ˈulcerousness n

ul•cer•ous

(ˈʌl sər əs)

adj.
1. of the nature of an ulcer; characterized by the formation of ulcers.
2. affected with an ulcer.
[1570–80; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ulcerous - having an ulcer or cankerulcerous - having an ulcer or canker    
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
Translations

ulcerous

[ˈʌlsərəs] ADJulceroso

ulcerous

adjgeschwürig; woundvereitert; (= causing ulcers)geschwürbildend

ul·cer·ous

a. ulceroso-a, rel. a una úlcera o que la padece.
References in classic literature ?
At the instant of the dart an ulcerous jet shot from this cruel wound, and goaded by it into more than sufferable anguish, the whale now spouting thick blood, with swift fury blindly darted at the craft, bespattering them and their glorying crews all over with showers of gore, capsizing Flask's boat and marring the bows.
In coughs, aches, stitches, ulcerous throes, and cramps, .
He developed peptic ulcer; it became so bad that the ulcerous portion of his stomach had to be removed surgically.
Those who are adamant to destroy peace in the country are ulcerous and the entire nation is united against their nefarious designs,' said the minister.
Ancestral murderers and poets, more perplexed In memory now by every ulcerous crime.
The superficial architecture of oral melanomas is seen in macular, ulcerous or nodular forms.
purge sufferers of epilepsy, ulcerous scabies, elephantiasis, and
It usually presents as an ulcerous nodule, sometimes with a sporotrichoid pattern, with lymphadenopathies and adenitis.
aureus 2 fnbA gene 2% DM 2% revmatoid 2% obesity 3% peptic ulcer 3% Shigella flexneri 3% Escherichia coli 3% main diagnosis 3% paresis/plegia 3% Staphylococcus epidermidis 3% hypertension 3% Pseudo monas aeruginosa 3% gender 3% Alzheimer 3% Staphylococcus haemolyticus 4% Pseudomonas mendocina 4% osteomyelitis 4% Parkinson 4% ulcerous colitis 4% Note: Table made from pie chart.
Residence time of polaprezinc (zinc L-carnosine complex) in the rat stomach and adhesiveness to ulcerous sites.
Inspecting conditions of these war victims, European doctors say it reminds them of Second World War injuries they had previously seen only in medical textbooks: Ulcerous gunshot wounds, grenade splinters in arms, legs and feet that are cut to the bone.
Our bones went spongy with Beri-Beri, and cuts would often turn ulcerous.