<dermatology> A local defect or excavation, of the surface of an organ or tissue, which is produced by the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue.

Origin: L. Ulcus, Gr. Helkosis

(11 Mar 2008)

ul, -ular, ularburong, -ularity, ULCC < Prev | Next > ulcera, ulcerate, ulcerated

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