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Meaning of ULCERATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated
  2. [n]  a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
 

ULCERATION is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: ulcer
 
 See Also: aphthous ulcer, bedsore, biological process, canker, chancroid, decubitus ulcer, lesion, noli-me-tangere, noma, organic process, peptic ulcer, peptic ulceration, pressure sore

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ul`cer*a"tion\, n. [L. ulceratio: cf. F.
ulc['e]ration.] (Med.)
The process of forming an ulcer, or of becoming ulcerous; the
state of being ulcerated; also, an ulcer.

 

 

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