rodent ulcer

noun

Definition of rodent ulcer

:a chronic persisting ulcer of the exposed skin and especially of the face that is destructive locally, spreads slowly, and is usually a carcinoma derived from basal cells

Origin and Etymology of rodent ulcer

Latin rodent-, rodens gnawing


Medical Dictionary

rodent ulcer

noun

medical Definition of rodent ulcer

:a chronic persistent ulcer of the exposed skin and especially of the face that is destructive locally, spreads slowly, and is usually a carcinoma derived from basal cells

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