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{adj: ulcerative} of or relating to or characterized by ulceration
"ulcerative colitis"



{n: Vincent's angina, Vincent's infection, trench mouth} an acute communicable infection of the respiratory tract and mouth marked by ulceration of the mucous membrane

{n: Zollinger-Ellison syndrome} syndrome consisting of intractable peptic ulceration with gastric hypersecretion and hyperacidity

{n: canker, canker sore} an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)

{n: keratomalacia} softening and drying and ulceration of the cornea resulting from vitamin A deficiency; symptom of cystic fibrosis or sprue

{n: noma} acute ulceration of the mucous membranes of the mouth or genitals; often seen in undernourished children

{n: peptic ulcer, peptic ulceration} an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining of the alimentary tract

{n: typhoid, typhoid fever, enteric fever} serious infection marked by intestinal inflammation and ulceration; caused by Salmonella typhosa ingested with food or water

{n: ulcer, ulceration} a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue

{n: ulceration} the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated

{v: ulcerate} undergo ulceration
"Her stomach ulcerated"


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