ulcerous

ulcerous

[uhl-ser-uhs]
adjective
1.
of the nature of an ulcer; characterized by the formation of ulcers.
2.
affected with an ulcer or ulcers.

Origin:
1570–80; < Latin ulcerōsus full of sores, ulcerous, equivalent to ulcer- a sore, ulcer + -ōsus -ous

ulcerously, adverb
ulcerousness, noun
nonulcerous, adjective
nonulcerously, adverb
nonulcerousness, noun
unulcerous, adjective
unulcerously, adverb
unulcerousness, noun
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ulcerous (ˈʌlsərəs)
 
adj
1.  relating to, characteristic of, or characterized by an ulcer or ulcers
2.  being or having a corrupting influence
 
'ulcerously
 
adv
 
'ulcerousness
 
n

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ulcerous ul·cer·ous (ŭl'sər-əs)
adj.

  1. Of the nature of ulcers or an ulcer.

  2. Having ulcers or an ulcer.


ul'cer·ous·ness n.
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