anti-ulcer

adjective

an·​ti-ul·​cer ˌan-tē-ˈəl-sər How to pronounce anti-ulcer (audio)
ˌan-tī-
variants or antiulcer
: tending to prevent or treat ulcers and especially ulcers of the wall of the stomach or duodenum
anti-ulcer agents
anti-ulcer drug regimens

Word History

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-ulcer was in 1901

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“Anti-ulcer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-ulcer. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

anti-ulcer

adjective
an·​ti-ul·​cer
variants or antiulcer
: tending to prevent or treat ulcers and especially ulcers of the wall of the stomach or duodenum
anti-ulcer drugs
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