ulcerative

[uhl-suh-rey-tiv, -ser-uh-tiv]
adjective
1.
causing ulceration.
2.
of the nature of or characterized by ulceration.

Origin:
1565–75; < Medieval Latin ulcerātīvus, equivalent to Latin ulcerāt(us) (see ulcerate) + -īvus -ive

unulcerative, adjective
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ulcerative (ˈʌlsərətɪv)
 
adj
of, relating to, or characterized by ulceration: ulcerative colitis

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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.
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