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decubitus ulcer

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noun de·cu·bi·tus ulcer \di-ˈkyü-bə-təs-\

Definition of decubitus ulcer

  1. :  bedsore



Origin and Etymology of decubitus ulcer

New Latin decubitus position assumed in lying down, from Latin decumbere


First Known Use: 1946


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decubitus ulcer

noun de·cu·bi·tus ulcer

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