Definitions of ulceration

  1. a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The process of forming an ulcer, or of becoming ulcerous; the state of being ulcerated; also, an ulcer. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. 1. The formation of an ulcer. 2. An ulcer or aggregation of ulcers. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  5. Production of an ulcer. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  6. Process of forming into an ulcer: an ulcer. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. The process of forming into an ulcer; an ulcer or ulcerous sore. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. The process of formation of an ulcer or open sore; generically, a process of molecular death and disintegration of the tissues, whether taking place upon their free surface or in their interior. U. of the bowels, see Typhoid fever and Tuberculosis. U. of the stomach, see Ulcus ventriculi. na
  9. Formation of an ulcer. American pocket medical dictionary.
  10. The formation of an ulcer; of a part, the condition of being affected with an ulcer or with ulcers. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.