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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.
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(Pathology) of, relating to, or characterized by ulceration: ulcerative colitis.
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(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"
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a. ulcerativo-a, rel. a una úlcera o caracterizado-a por una condición ulcerosa;
___ colitiscolitis ___.
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(2009) had also reported Staphylococcus aureus as a causative agent of ulcerative lymphangitis in horses.
The seminar also pointed out that there were other equine diseases that had symptoms similar to glanders such as strangles and ulcerative lymphangitis, and that the only way to correctly ascertain if the horse is infected is through thorough testing using certified tests, blood/secretion testing.
The spread of diseases such as glanders, strangles and ulcerative lymphangitis could be greatly reduced if stables adopted hygiene protocols and isolation precautions, said Royal Stables Bahrain equine veterinary surgeon Dr Caonabo Melo.