Definitions for "Peptic Ulcer"
An injury to the mucosa of the duodenum, stomach or esophagus caused by gastric juice. There are three types of peptic ulcers -- duodenal, gastric and esophageal which are named according to their location.
Ulcer in the stomach caused by pepsin and acid.
A lesion of the mucous membrane lining the stomach or duodenum that is accompanied by formation of pus and necrosis of surrounding tissue, induced by the action of digestive secretions.
Keywords:  gut, hole
a hole in the gut
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