Associations to the word «Ulceration»

Wiktionary

ULCERATION, noun. The development of an ulcer.
ULCERATION, noun. An ulcerous condition.

Dictionary definition

ULCERATION, noun. A circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue.
ULCERATION, noun. The process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated.

Wise words

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