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bed·sore

 (bĕd′sôr′)
n.
A pressure-induced ulceration of the skin occurring in persons confined to bed for long periods of time. Also called decubitus ulcer.

bedsore

(ˈbɛdˌsɔː)
n
(Pathology) the nontechnical name for decubitus ulcer

bed•sore

(ˈbɛdˌsɔr, -ˌsoʊr)

n.
a skin ulcer over a bony part of the body, caused by immobility and prolonged pressure, as in bedridden persons; decubitus ulcer. Also called pressure sore.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bedsore - a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)
ulcer, ulceration - a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
Translations

bedsore

[ˈbedsɔːʳ] Núlcera f de decúbito

bedsore

bed sore [ˈbɛdsɔːr] nescarre f

bedsore

[ˈbɛdˌsɔːʳ] npiaga da decubito

bed·sore

, bed sore
n. úlcera por decúbito.

bedsore

n úlcera de decúbito (form),úlcera por presión, llaga debida a permanecer mucho tiempo sentado o encamado sin cambiar de posición
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Now at his lowest ebb, the old warrior is reduced to sitting in constant agony due to a bed sore caused by, he claims, NHS failings.
Bacteria invading a wound or bed sore attach themselves to the skin by hijacking sticky patches on human cells.
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Staff in the hospital treated Malcolm for this breathing problems and a bed sore they discovered.
The site is built with a similar question-and-answer format that has made Rosenfeld's Bed Sore FAQ site a leading web resource for those seeking information about bed sores in a nursing home or hospital.
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