Associations to the word «Ulcer»
ULCER, noun. (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.
ULCER, noun. (pathology) peptic ulcer
ULCER, noun. (figurative) Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character.
ULCER, noun. A circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue.
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.