decubitus ulcer


de·cu·bi·tus ulcer

noun \di-ˈkyü-bə-təs-\

Definition of DECUBITUS ULCER

:  bedsore

Origin of DECUBITUS ULCER

New Latin decubitus position assumed in lying down, from Latin decumbere
First Known Use: 1946

decubitus ulcer

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Medical Definition of DECUBITUS ULCER

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