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synonyms for ulcerate

  • smolder
  • aggravate
  • blister
  • canker
  • chafe
  • decay
  • gall
  • gather
  • irk
  • maturate
  • putrefy
  • rankle
  • rot
  • suppurate
  • ulcer
See also synonyms for: ulcerated
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antonyms for ulcerate

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  • build
  • delight
  • flourish
  • grow
  • improve
  • make happy
  • please
  • dissipate
  • get better
  • heal
  • lessen
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How to use ulcerate in a sentence

Gummata grow more rapidly, are usually painful to the touch, are not freely movable, and tend to break down and ulcerate.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
The skin of the affected part may become brawny and slightly scaly, and not infrequently may break down and ulcerate.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
As a rule the growths are smooth, firm and elastic, somewhat painful upon pressure, and exhibit a tendency to ulcerate.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
The appearance of any tendency to crusting, to break down or ulcerate is significant of epitheliomatous degeneration.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
These later break down and ulcerate; the ulceration then spreads up and down, causing an immense amount of destruction.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 2VARIOUS
If the swelling under the throat shows a disposition to ulcerate, which it generally does, do nothing to prevent it.
THE MULEHARVEY RILEY
The primary growth may remain so small that its presence is not even suspected, or it may increase in size, ulcerate, and fungate.
MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
Growths of the former character extend laterally, ulcerate early, and are known as superficial cutaneous cancer.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
In the simple form of this disease, the throat, though often more or less sore, does not ulcerate.
AN EPITOME OF HOMEOPATHIC HEALING ARTB. L. HILL
Occasional use can cause a stuffy or runny nose, while chronic use can ulcerate the mucous membrane of the nose.
WHAT WORKS: SCHOOLS WITHOUT DRUGSUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ULCERATE

  • aggravate
  • blister
  • canker
  • chafe
  • decay
  • gall
  • gather
  • irk
  • maturate
  • putrefy
  • rankle
  • rot
  • smolder
  • suppurate
  • ulcer
  • ulcerate
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