NounUlcer (plural Ulcers)
- (pathology) An open sore of the skin, eyes or mucous membrane, often caused by an initial abrasion and generally maintained by an inflammation and/or an infection.
Verbs for Ulcer
afflict with—s; cauterize—; detect—; expose —; poultice—; probe—; remedy—; salve—; suffer from—; —blemishes; —blights; — cankers; —cicatrizes; —deteriorates; —devours; —disfigures; —erodes; —festers; — nfiltrates; —inflames; —rankles; —rav¬ages; —scars; —scathes; —spreads; — taints.
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, diverticulitis, diverticulosis, duodenal ulcer, duodenitis, eruption, eschar, esophagal ulcer, esophagitis, felon, fester, festering, fever blister, fistula, furuncle, furunculus, gastritis, gathering, gumboil, hemorrhoids, hiatal hernia, inflammation, kibe, lesion, megacolon, papula, papule, paronychia, parulis, peptic ulcer, peritonitis, pestilence, petechia, piles, pimple, plague, pock, poison, polyp, pustule, rising, scab, scourge, soft chancre, sore, stigma, stomach ulcer, sty, suppuration, swelling, tubercle, ulceration, wale, welt, wheal, whelk, whitlow, wound