rodent ulcer
noun Etymology: Latin rodent-, rodens gnawing Date: 1853 a chronic persisting ulcer of the exposed skin and especially of the face that is destructive locally, spreads slowly, and is usually a carcinoma derived from basal cells

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  • rodent ulcer — n a chronic persistent ulcer of the exposed skin and esp. of the face that is destructive locally, spreads slowly, and is usu. a carcinoma derived from basal cells * * * see basal cell carcinoma * * * an ulcerating basal cell carcinoma …   Medical dictionary

  • rodent ulcer — /roʊdnt ˈʌlsə/ (say rohdnt ulsuh) noun an advanced form of basal cell carcinoma. Also, rodent cancer …   Australian English dictionary

  • rodent ulcer — noun : a chronic persisting ulcer of the exposed skin and especially of the face destructive locally and spreading slowly that is usually a basal cell carcinoma …   Useful english dictionary

  • rodent ulcer — Pathol. an ulcerating basal cell skin cancer, common on the face. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • rodent ulcer — noun Medicine a slow growing malignant tumour of the face (basal cell carcinoma) …   English new terms dictionary

  • rodent ulcer — see basal cell carcinoma …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Базалиома (Rodent Ulcer) — см. Карцинома базально клеточная. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Rodent — Ro dent, a. [L. rodens, entis, p. pr. of rodere to gnaw. See {Rase}, v. t., and cf. {Rostrum}.] 1. Gnawing; biting; corroding; (Med.) applied to a destructive variety of cancer or ulcer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Gnawing. (b) Of or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ulcer — An area of tissue erosion, for example, of the skin or lining of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Due to the erosion, an ulcer is concave. It is always depressed below the level of the surrounding tissue. Ulcers can have diverse causes. Ulcers on …   Medical dictionary

  • Jacob ulcer — rodent ulcer, especially one on an eyelid …   Medical dictionary

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