ulceration

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noun ul·cer·a·tion \ ˌəl-sə-ˈrā-shən \

Definition of ulceration

1 :the process of becoming ulcerated :the state of being ulcerated
2 :ulcer

ulcerative

play \ˈəl-sə-ˌrā-tiv, ˈəls-rə-, ˈəl-sə-rə-\ adjective

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First Known Use of ulceration

14th century


Medical Dictionary

ulceration

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noun ul·cer·ation \ ˌəl-sə-ˈrā-shən \

medical Definition of ulceration

:the process of becoming ulcerated :the state of being ulcerated


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