decubitus ulcer

noun
de·​cu·​bi·​tus ulcer | \di-ˈkyü-bə-təs- \

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First Known Use of decubitus ulcer

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for decubitus ulcer

New Latin decubitus position assumed in lying down, from Latin decumbere

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decubitus ulcer

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