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ulcerative

[uhl-suh-rey-tiv, -ser-uh-tiv] /ˈʌl səˌreɪ tɪv, -sər ə tɪv/
adjective
1.
causing ulceration.
2.
of the nature of or characterized by ulceration.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; < Medieval Latin ulcerātīvus, equivalent to Latin ulcerāt(us) (see ulcerate) + -īvus -ive
Related forms
unulcerative, adjective
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  • ulcerative colitis increases the risk of colon cancer.
  • Both of these diseases, especially ulcerative colitis, increase the risk of colon cancer.
British Dictionary definitions for ulcerative

ulcerative

/ˈʌlsərətɪv/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characterized by ulceration: ulcerative colitis
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