Definition of Ulcers. Meaning of Ulcers. Synonyms of Ulcers

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Definition of Ulcers

Ulcer
Ulcer 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
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 in which it is not successful. Peptic ulcers are present...
- Common forms of ulcers recognized in medicine include: Ulcer (dermatology), a discontinuity of the skin or a break in the skin. Pressure ulcers, also known...
- They may form individually or multiple ulcers may appear at once (a "crop" of ulcers). Once formed, the ulcer may be maintained by inflammation and/or...
- predisposition. These ulcers occur periodically and heal completely between attacks. In the majority of cases, the individual ulcers last about 7–10 days...
- Venous ulcers are wounds that are thought to occur due to improper functioning of venous valves, usually of the legs (hence leg ulcers). They are the...
- transformed to a skin ulcer, commonly known as bedsores 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 ailments, cause considerable...
- genital ulcer. Genital herpes - self-care, A.D.A.M. Genital herpes treatment, WebMD Diseases Characterized by Genital, Anal, or Perianal Ulcers, Centers...
- undertaken to treat an ulcer. Many perforated ulcers have been attributed to the bacterium Helicobacter pylori. The incidence of perforated ulcer is steadily declining...
- contribute to development of corneal ulcer. Superficial ulcers involve a loss of part of the epithelium. Deep ulcers extend into or through the stroma and...
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