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See definition of ulcer on Dictionary.com
  • nounan internal or external sore
  • nouninflammatory condition

synonyms for ulcer

  • abscess
  • lesion
  • boil
  • canker
  • carbuncle
  • pustule
  • peptic ulcer
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How to use ulcer in a sentence

Some studies have found that excess salt brings on ulcers, infections, and may even hasten stomach cancer.
WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU EAT TOO MUCH SALT?ALEXANDRA OSSOLAAUGUST 23, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Melioidosis infections can present like an infected wound, with swelling or ulcers at the exposure site, but they can also occur in the lungs, the bloodstream or widely spread throughout the body.
CDC PROBES HOW PEOPLE CONTRACTED A DANGEROUS INFECTION FOUND IN THE TROPICS — WITHOUT LEAVING THE U.S.KATIE SHEPHERDJULY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Three months after they appeared, the ulcers completely cleared up, leaving Gaither to wonder what really caused them.
FLESH-EATING PARASITES ARE ON THE RISE IN THE USPURBITA SAHAJUNE 22, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
A lot of times people equate their abdominal pain with having an ulcer.
IBUPROFEN AND ULCERS: WHAT REP. DEBBIE DINGELL’S EMERGENCY SURGERY CAN TEACH USALLYSON CHIUMAY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But, experts said, the belief that certain foods and carbonated or acidic beverages can cause or worsen ulcers is a common misconception.
IBUPROFEN AND ULCERS: WHAT REP. DEBBIE DINGELL’S EMERGENCY SURGERY CAN TEACH USALLYSON CHIUMAY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Other people can take relatively small amounts and get an ulcer right away.
IBUPROFEN AND ULCERS: WHAT REP. DEBBIE DINGELL’S EMERGENCY SURGERY CAN TEACH USALLYSON CHIUMAY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One producer named his ulcers “Myron,” Wallace’s birth name.
EGOS, ULCERS AND MISBEHAVIOR AT ‘60 MINUTES’SUSAN BENKELMANFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Except in gastric ulcer, the danger lies in the retching produced, and the tube can safely be used if the patient takes it easily.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
When found in the fluid removed after a test-meal, it commonly points toward ulcer or carcinoma.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Recognition of occult hemorrhage has its greatest value in diagnosis of gastric cancer and ulcer.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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WORDS RELATED TO ULCER

  • boil
  • carbuncle
  • pustule
  • ulcer
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