ulcerate


ul·cer·ate

verb \ˈəl-sə-ˌrāt\

medical : to form an ulcer

ul·cer·at·edul·cer·at·ing

Full Definition of ULCERATE

intransitive verb
:  to become affected with or as if with an ulcer
transitive verb
:  to affect with or as if with an ulcer

Examples of ULCERATE

  1. The wound began to ulcerate.

First Known Use of ULCERATE

15th century

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ul·cer·ate

verb \ˈəl-sə-ˌrāt\   (Medical Dictionary)
ul·cer·at·edul·cer·at·ing

Medical Definition of ULCERATE

intransitive verb
: to become affected with or as if with an ulcer
transitive verb
: to affect with or as if with an ulcer <an ulcerated stomach>

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