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v. ul·cer·at·ed, ul·cer·at·ing, ul·cer·ates
To develop an ulcer; become ulcerous.
To cause ulceration of.

ul′cer·a′tive (-sə-rā′tĭv, -sər-ə-tĭv) adj.


(Pathology) of, relating to, or characterized by ulceration: ulcerative colitis.


(ˈʌl səˌreɪ tɪv, -sər ə tɪv)

1. causing ulceration.
2. of the nature of or affected with ulceration.
[1565–75; < Medieval Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ulcerative - of or relating to or characterized by ulceration; "ulcerative colitis"


a. ulcerativo-a, rel. a una úlcera o caracterizado-a por una condición ulcerosa;
___ colitiscolitis ___.
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