bedsore

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noun bed·sore \ˈbed-ˌsȯr\

Definition of bedsore

  1. :  an ulceration of tissue deprived of adequate blood supply by prolonged pressure —called also decubitus ulcer

1826

First Known Use of bedsore

1826


BEDSORE Defined for English Language Learners

bedsore

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noun bed·sore \ˈbed-ˌsȯr\

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

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

Medical Definition of bedsore

  1. :  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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