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Definitions of ulceration

  1. the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Process of forming into an ulcer: an ulcer. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. 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.

Usage examples for ulceration

  1. Now and then, severe inflammation of the gums occurs, in which they become extremely swollen; and ulceration takes place of the gum just above where the tooth should come through, and even around some of those which have already appeared. – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.
  2. The young lawyer looked straight before him, while the girl, swept on by her ignoble rage, displayed still more of the moral ulceration which had been injected into her young life. – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland