ulcerate

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verb ul·cer·ate \ˈəl-sə-ˌrāt\

Definition of ulcerate

ulcerated

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ulcerating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to become affected with or as if with an ulcer

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to affect with or as if with an ulcer

Examples of ulcerate in a sentence

  1. The wound began to ulcerate.

15th Century

First Known Use of ulcerate

15th century


ULCERATE Defined for English Language Learners

ulcerate

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verb ul·cer·ate \ˈəl-sə-ˌrāt\

Definition of ulcerate for English Language Learners

  • medical : to form an ulcer


Medical Dictionary

ulcerate

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verb ul·cer·ate \ˈəl-sə-ˌrāt\

Medical Definition of ulcerate

ulcerated

;

ulcerating

  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to become affected with or as if with an ulcer

  3. transitive verb

  4. :  to affect with or as if with an ulcer <an ulcerated stomach>



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