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Related to ulcerative: ulcerative stomatitis, Ulcerative keratitis, ulcerative proctitis


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]
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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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Fifty patients with mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis that had failed to respond sufficiently to mesalamine were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 3 g per day of curcumin (in 2 divided doses per day before meals) or placebo for 1 month, while continuing mesalamine.
19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited [TSE: 4502],("Takeda") today announced that data highlighting the efficacy and safety of vedolizumab for the treatment of adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD), will be presented during the 2015 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, held on October 16-21, and during the United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) annual meeting, which takes place in Barcelona, Spain from October 24-28.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced today the European launch of CORTIMENTAMMXA (budesonide), the first and only approved oral controlled release budesonide treatment for active mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis (UC) where mesalazine (5-ASA) treatment is not sufficient.
Ulcerative colitis is chronic recurring ulceration of the rectum and colon.
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1-3) Two recognized entities, ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn disease (CD), constitute chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs).
Adalimumab, a subcutaneously administered tumor necrosis factor blocker, has been approved for treating adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis who have not had an adequate response with conventional treatments, the FDA announced last month.
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For Patients With Active, Mild to Moderate Ulcerative Colitis
The drug is an antiinflammatory agent approved for the treatment of mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis.