Associations to the word «Ulcerate»
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.
ULCERATE, verb. Undergo ulceration; "Her stomach ulcerated".
ULCERATE, verb. Affect with an ulcer; "Her stomach was ulcerated".
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