ulcer meaning

EN[ʌlsɛr] [ʌlsər]
  • An ulcer is a discontinuity or break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Common forms of ulcers recognized in medicine include:
  • Ulcer (dermatology), a discontinuity of the skin or a break in the skin.
  • Pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores
  • Genital ulcer, an ulcer located on the genital area
  • Ulcerative dermatitis, a skin disorder associated with bacterial growth often initiated by self-trauma
  • Anal fissure, A.K.A an ulcer or tear near the anus or within the rectum
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
    Related Links:
    1. en ulceration
    2. en ulcerous
    3. en ulcerate
    4. en ulcers
    5. en ulcered
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    Meaning of ulcer for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "ulcer" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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