ulcerogenic

adjective

ul·​cero·​gen·​ic ˌəl-sə-rō-ˈje-nik How to pronounce ulcerogenic (audio)
: tending to produce or develop into ulcers or ulceration

Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ulcerogenic was in 1950

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“Ulcerogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ulcerogenic. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

ulcerogenic

adjective
ul·​cero·​gen·​ic ˌəl-sə-rō-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce ulcerogenic (audio)
: tending to produce or develop into ulcers or ulceration
an ulcerogenic drug
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