ulcer

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EtymologyEdit

Latin ulcus.

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NounEdit

ulcer (plural ulcers)

  1. (pathology) An open sore of the skin, eyes or mucous membrane, often caused by an initial abrasion and generally maintained by an inflammation and/or an infection.
  2. (pathology) peptic ulcer
  3. (figuratively) Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character.

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

French ulcère, from Latin ulcus.

NounEdit

ulcer n (plural ulcere)

  1. ulcer

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Last modified on 16 March 2014, at 22:55