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From Old French ulcere, from Latin ulcus. Doublet of ulcus.

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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. (figurative) Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character.

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Borrowed from French ulcère, from Latin ulcus.

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ulcer n (plural ulcere)

  1. ulcer

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