rodent ulcer


rodent ulcer

noun

Definition of RODENT ULCER

:  a chronic persisting ulcer of the exposed skin and especially of the face that is destructive locally, spreads slowly, and is usually a carcinoma derived from basal cells

Origin of RODENT ULCER

Latin rodent-, rodens gnawing
First Known Use: 1853

rodent ulcer

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RODENT ULCER

: a chronic persistent ulcer of the exposed skin and especially of the face that is destructive locally, spreads slowly, and is usually a carcinoma derived from basal cells

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