Definition of ulcerate
: to become affected with or as if with an ulcer
: to affect with or as if with an ulcer
Examples of ulcerate in a Sentence
The wound began to ulcerate.
Recent Examples of ulcerate from the Web
The limbs swell, develop ulcerating sores and eventually rot.
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First Known Use of ulcerate
ULCERATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ulcerate for English Language Learners
medical : to form an ulcer
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