ulcer

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Etymology[edit]

Latin ulcus.

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ulcer (plural ulcers)

  1. (pathology) An open sore of the skin, eyes or mucous membrane, often caused by an initial abrasion and generally maintained by an inflammation and/or an infection.
  2. (pathology) peptic ulcer
  3. (figuratively) Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French ulcère, from Latin ulcus.

Noun[edit]

ulcer n (plural ulcere)

  1. ulcer

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