Persian ulcer
Aden ulcer A"den ul"cer [So named after Aden, a seaport in Southern Arabia, where it occurs.] (Med.) A disease endemic in various parts of tropical Asia, due to a specific micro["o]rganism which produces chronic ulcers on the limbs. It is often fatal. Called also {Cochin China ulcer}, {Persian ulcer}, {tropical ulcer}, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] ||

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  • Aden ulcer — A den ul cer [So named after Aden, a seaport in Southern Arabia, where it occurs.] (Med.) A disease endemic in various parts of tropical Asia, due to a specific micro[ o]rganism which produces chronic ulcers on the limbs. It is often fatal.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cochin China ulcer — Aden ulcer A den ul cer [So named after Aden, a seaport in Southern Arabia, where it occurs.] (Med.) A disease endemic in various parts of tropical Asia, due to a specific micro[ o]rganism which produces chronic ulcers on the limbs. It is often… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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