Associations to the word «Ulcer»

Wiktionary

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.

Dictionary definition

ULCER, noun. A circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue.

Wise words

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Joseph Conrad