Associations to the word «Ulcerate»

Wiktionary

ULCERATE, adjective. (palynology) (of a pollen grain) Having an ulcus, a rounded pore-like aperture, at one or both poles.
ULCERATE, verb. (medicine) (transitive) To cause an ulcer to develop.
ULCERATE, verb. (medicine) (intransitive) To become ulcerous.

Dictionary definition

ULCERATE, verb. Undergo ulceration; "Her stomach ulcerated".
ULCERATE, verb. Affect with an ulcer; "Her stomach was ulcerated".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats