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A pressure-induced ulceration of the skin occurring in persons confined to bed for long periods of time. Also called decubitus ulcer.
(Pathology) the nontechnical name for decubitus ulcer
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.
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|Noun||1.||bedsore - a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)|
ulceration - a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
bedsorebed sore [ˈbɛdsɔːr] n → escarre f
bedsore[ˈbɛdˌsɔːʳ] n → piaga da decubito
bed·sore, bed sore
n. úlcera por decúbito.