Ulcer

  • 1 ulcer — ÚLCER, ulcere, s.n. 1. Leziune (fără tendinţă de cicatrizare) care apare pe suprafaţa pielii sau a mucoaselor (stomacului, duodenului); boală caracterizată prin prezenţa unor astfel de leziuni; ulcus (1). 2. Boală a arborilor, pricinuită de… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 ulcer — (n.) c.1400, from O.Fr. ulcere, from V.L. ulcerem, from L. ulcus (gen. ulceris) ulcer, from PIE *elk es wound (Cf. Gk. elkos) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 ulcer — [ul′sər] n. [L ulcus (gen. ulceris) < IE * elkos , abscess > Sans árśas , hemorrhoids, Gr helkos, abscess, wound] 1. an open sore (other than a wound) on the skin or some mucous membrane, as the lining of the stomach (peptic ulcer),… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Ulcer — Ul cer, v. t. To ulcerate. [R.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 ulcer — ► NOUN ▪ an open sore on the body, caused by a break in the skin or mucous membrane which fails to heal. DERIVATIVES ulcered adjective ulcerous adjective. ORIGIN Latin ulcus …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Ulcer — duodenal ulcer. Ulcers are healing wounds that develop on the skin, mucous membranes, or eye. Although they have many causes, they are marked by: # Loss of integrity of the area # Secondary infection of the site by bacteria, fungus or virus #… …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 ulcer — /ul seuhr/, n. 1. Pathol. a sore on the skin or a mucous membrane, accompanied by the disintegration of tissue, the formation of pus, etc. 2. See peptic ulcer. 3. any chronically corrupting or disrupting condition, element, etc. [1350 1400; ME <… …

    Universalium

  • 9 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

  • 10 ulcer — n. 1) a break in an epithelial surface. 2) a break in the skin extending to all its layers, or a break in the mucous membrane lining the alimentary tract, that fails to heal and is often accompanied by inflammation. Of the many types of skin… …

    The new mediacal dictionary

  • 11 ulcer — Synonyms and related words: abdominal hernia, abscess, aposteme, bane, bed sore, blain, bleb, blight, blister, boil, bubo, bulla, bunion, cancer, canker, canker sore, carbuncle, chancre, chancroid, chilblain, cold sore, colitis, curse, disease,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 ulcer — UK [ˈʌlsə(r)] / US [ˈʌlsər] noun [countable] Word forms ulcer : singular ulcer plural ulcers medical a sore area on the inside of an organ in your body or on your skin that sometimes bleeds or produces a poisonous substance a stomach ulcer • give …

    English dictionary

  • 13 ulcer — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin ulcer , ulcus; akin to Greek helkos wound Date: 14th century 1. a break in skin or mucous membrane with loss of surface tissue, disintegration and necrosis of epithelial tissue, and often pus 2.… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 ulcer — noun Ulcer is used before these nouns: ↑recurrence Ulcer is used after these nouns: ↑leg, ↑mouth, ↑stomach …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 ulcer — n. a bleeding; duodenal; gastric, stomach; mouth; peptic; perforated ulcer * * * [ ʌlsə] duodenal gastric mouth peptic perforated ulcer stomach a bleeding …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 ulcer — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. abscess, infection, sore, fistula. See disease. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. peptic ulcer, lesion, canker, boil, abscess, focal infection, fistula, open sore, running sore; see also sore . III (Roget s 3… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 ulcer — ul•cer [[t]ˈʌl sər[/t]] n. 1) pat a sore on the skin or a mucous membrane, accompanied by the disintegration of tissue, the formation of pus, etc 2) pat peptic ulcer 3) any corrupting or disrupting condition, element, etc • Etymology: 1350–1400;… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 ulcer —   Pūhā, pūhō, hēhē, me eau.     Stomach ulcer, ōpū pūhā; iki alamea (rare).     Bleeding ulcer, hī koko (RSV).     Medicine for ulcers, kuakala …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 19 ulcer — ul|cer [ ʌlsər ] noun count a sore area on the inside of an organ in your body or on your skin that sometimes BLEEDS or produces a poisonous substance: a stomach ulcer give someone ulcers INFORMAL to make someone extremely worried ╾ ul|cer|ous… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 ulcer — [[t]ʌ̱lsə(r)[/t]] ulcers N COUNT An ulcer is a sore area on the outside or inside of your body which is very painful and may bleed or produce an unpleasant poisonous substance. In addition to headaches, you may develop stomach ulcers as well …

    English dictionary


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