Definitions for "Ulcer"
Keywords:  mucous, duodenum, sore, lesion, dermis
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 originating generally in a constitutional disorder; a sore discharging pus. It is distinguished from an abscess, which has its beginning, at least, in the depth of the tissues.
Fig.: Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character.
An open sore on the skin unpasteurised food or drink that has not been pasteurised. Pasteurisation is a process of heating which destroys harmful bacteria
Keywords:  atheromatous, see
see atheromatous ulcer.
An area of variable size and depth in which the lining of the GI tract has eroded away.
Localized loss of an epithelial lining or surface.
Keywords:  stoma, cornea, extends, damage
damage to the cornea that extends into the stoma
Keywords:  gastrointestinal, see
see gastrointestinal ulcer.
a slow-healing wound, either internal or external
an opening from the outside of a structure to the inside
Keywords:  disorder, example, organic
an example of an organic disorder
To ulcerate.