Curling's ulcer

noun
Cur·​ling's ulcer | \ ˈkər-liŋz- How to pronounce Curling's ulcer (audio) \

Medical Definition of Curling's ulcer

: acute gastroduodenal ulceration following severe skin burns

Learn More About Curling's ulcer

Dictionary Entries Near Curling's ulcer

curium

Curling's ulcer

current

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Curling's ulcer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Curling%27s%20ulcer. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!