bedsore

noun bed·sore \ ˈbed-ˌsȯr \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of bedsore

:an ulceration of tissue deprived of adequate blood supply by prolonged pressure called also decubitus ulcer; see pressure point 1c

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First Known Use of bedsore

1826


BEDSORE Defined for English Language Learners

bedsore

noun

Definition of bedsore for English Language Learners

  • : a sore that people get from lying in bed for a very long time when they are sick or injured


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bedsore

noun bed·sore \ ˈbed-ˌsō(ə)r, -ˌsȯ(ə)r \

medical Definition of bedsore

:an ulceration of tissue deprived of adequate blood supply by prolonged pressure called also decubitus, decubitus ulcer, pressure sore; compare pressure point 1

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