A rupture in the body's tissue, skin or membrane; usually associated with the stomach lining and its subsequent pain and injury.
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- a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
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A break in the skin or in the lining of the digestive tract (gut) that fails to heal naturally. Examples of ulcers include pressure sores on the skin and stomach ulcers on the lining of the stomach.
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Defect, often associated with inflammation
, occurring locally or at the surface of an organ or tissue owing to sloughing of necrotic (see necrosis
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an open sore that occurs on the skin or on a mucous membrane because of the destruction of surface tissue
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An ulcer is a sore break in the skin, or on the inside lining of the body.
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An erosion or loss of continuity of a lining membrane, eyes, lining of the mouth, oesophagus, stomach or intestine
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The disintegration of the surface of the skin resulting in an open sore.
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Ulcer: An area of tissue erosion, for example, of the skin or lining of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Due to the erosion, an ulcer is concave. It is always depressed below the level of the surrounding tissue. Ulcers can have diverse causes. Ulcers on the skin are often due to irritation, as with bedsores, and they may become infected and inflame
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A break in the surface of an organ.
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Inflamed area where the epithelium and underlying tissue is eroded.
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<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 ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
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(ul´sәr) a local defect, or excavation of the surface of an organ or tissue, produced by sloughing of necrotic inflammatory tissue. adj., ul´cerative, ul´cerous., adj.
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• (n.) A solution of continuity in any of the soft parts of the body, discharging purulent matter, found on a surface, especially one of the natural surfaces of the body, and originating generally in a constitutional disorder; a sore discharging pus. It is distinguished from an abscess, which has its beginning, at least, in the depth of the ti
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a lesion or sore on the skin or mucous membrane resulting from the gradual disintegration of surface epithelial tissue. An ulcer may be superficial, ... [11 related articles]
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(L. ulcus; Gr. helkosis) a local defect, or excavation, of the surface of an organ or tissue; which is produced by the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue.
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ulcer 1. A lesion of the skin or a mucous membrane; such as, the one lining the stomach or duodenum which is accompanied by formation of pus and necrosis of surrounding tissue, usually resulting from inflammation or ischemia (inadequate blood supply [circulation] to a local area because of a blockage of the blood vessels to the area). 2. An area o
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A break in the skin; a deep sore. People with diabetes may get ulcers from minor scrapes on the feet or legs, from cuts that heal slowly, or from the rubbing of shoes that do not fit well. Ulcers can become infected.
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An ulcer is a sore on the skin or a mucous membrane, accompanied by the disintegration of tissue. Ulcers can result in complete loss of the epidermis and often portions of the dermis and even subcutaneous fat. Ulcers are most common on the skin of the lower extremities and in the gastrointestinal tract. An ulcer that appears o
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A lesion (wound/injury) on the surface of the skin or mucous surface
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A pathological defect in skin or other epithelium, caused by inflammation secondary to infection, loss of blood supply, failure of venous return or cancer. Various skin lesions can cause ulcers, including infection, arterial disease, varicose veins, and skin cancer. Aphthous ulcers in the mouth are ...
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ulcer, open sore or circumscribed erosion, usually slow to heal, on the skin or mucous membranes. It may develop as a result of injury; because of a circulatory disturbance, e.g., in varicose veins or after prolonged bed rest; or in association with such diseases as tuberculosis, syphilis, or lepros...
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An ulcer is a break in the skin; a deep sore; or a sore on the skin surface or on the stomach lining that can become infected. People with diabetes may get ulcers from minor scrapes on the feet or legs, from cuts that heal slowly, or from the rubbing of shoes that do not fit well.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ŭl′sĕr Definitions: 1. A lesion through the skin or a mucous membrane resulting from loss of tissue, usually with inflammation. Synonyms: ulcus See: erosion
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