Definition of Ulcers. Meaning of Ulcers. Synonyms of Ulcers
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Definition of Ulcers
UlcerUlcer Ul"cer, n. [F. ulc[`e]re, L. ulcus, gen. ulceris, akin
to Gr. ?.]
1. (Med.) A solution of continuity in any of the soft parts
of the body, discharging purulent matter, found on a
surface, especially one of the natural surfaces of the
body, and originating generally in a constitutional
disorder; a sore discharging pus. It is distinguished from
an abscess, which has its beginning, at least, in the
depth of the tissues.
2. Fig.: Anything that festers and corrupts like an open
sore; a vice in character.
Cold ulcer (Med.), an ulcer on a finger or toe, due to
deficient circulation and nutrition. In such cases the
extremities are cold.
Ulcer Ul"cer, v. t.
To ulcerate. [R.] --Fuller.
Meaning of Ulcers from wikipedia
- Bleeding ulcers
may be treated
by endoscopy, with open surgery typically
only used in cases
it is not successful. Peptic ulcers
- Common forms
of ulcers recognized
(dermatology), a discontinuity
of the skin or a break
in the skin. Pressure ulcers
, also known...
- They may form individually
or multiple ulcers
at once (a "crop" of ulcers
). Once formed, the ulcer
may be maintained
- predisposition. These ulcers occur periodically
and heal completely between
attacks. In the majority
of cases, the individual ulcers
- Venous ulcers
that are thought
due to improper functioning
of the legs (hence leg ulcers
). They are the...
to a skin ulcer
, commonly known
or decubitus ulcers
. Ulcers often become
infected, and pus forms. Skin ulcers appear
as open craters...
- were 29,000 do****ented deaths
from pressure ulcers
globally, up from 14,000 deaths
in 1990. Pressure ulcers
can trigger other
- genital ulcer
. Genital herpes
- self-care, A.D.A.M. Genital herpes
treatment, WebMD Diseases Characterized
by Genital, Anal, or Perianal Ulcers
. Many perforated ulcers
have been attributed
to the bacterium Helicobacter
pylori. The incidence
of perforated ulcer
of corneal ulcer
. Superficial ulcers involve
a loss of part of the epithelium. Deep ulcers extend
into or through
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