bedsore


bed·sore

noun \ˈbed-ˌsr\

: a sore that people get from lying in bed for a very long time when they are sick or injured

Full Definition of BEDSORE

:  an ulceration of tissue deprived of adequate blood supply by prolonged pressure —called also decubitus ulcer

First Known Use of BEDSORE

1861

bed·sore

noun \ˈbed-ˌsō(ə)r, -ˌs(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BEDSORE

: an ulceration of tissue deprived of adequate blood supply by prolonged pressure—called also decubitus, decubitus ulcer, pressure sore; compare pressure point 1

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