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decubitus ulcer

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

Definition of DECUBITUS ULCER

:  bedsore
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Origin 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

Medical Definition of DECUBITUS ULCER

:  bedsore

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