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ulcer Tweet Definition of ulcer Like Definition of ulcer on Facebook
noun
  1. (pathology) An open sore of the skin, eyes or mucous membrane, often caused by an initial abrasion and generally maintained by an inflammation and/or an infection.
ulcerate Tweet Definition of ulcerate Like Definition of ulcerate on Facebook
verb (ulcerat, ing)
  1. (transitive) To develop an ulcer, cause ulceration.
  2. (intransitive) To become ulcerous.
ulcerous Tweet Definition of ulcerous Like Definition of ulcerous on Facebook
adjective
  1. Of or relating to an ulcer
  2. Having an ulcer
unhealthy Tweet Definition of unhealthy Like Definition of unhealthy on Facebook
adjective (unhealthier, unhealthiest)
  1. characterized by, or conducive to poor health
    The villagers lived in surroundings.
  2. sick or ill
    He was an child.
  3. tending to corrupt
    He liked reading material.
  4. characterized by disturbed mental health
    He had an interest in fire.
unwell Tweet Definition of unwell Like Definition of unwell on Facebook
adjective
  1. Not well; indisposed; not in good health; somewhat ill; ailing.
  2. Specifically, ill from menstruation; affected with, or having, catamenial; menstruant.
upset Tweet Definition of upset Like Definition of upset on Facebook
noun (wikipedia, upset, upset (unexpected victory))
  1. (uncountable) disturbance, Disturbance or disruption.
My late arrival caused the professor considerable upset.
  1. (countable) (sports) An unexpected victory of a competitor that was not favored.
The Nimrods defeated the Blue Devils yesterday in a stunning .
  1. (automobile insurance) An overturn.
"collision and upset": impact with another object or an overturn for whatever reason.
verb (upsets, upsetting, upset, upset)
  1. (transitive) To make (a person) angry, distressed, or unhappy.
I"m sure the bad news will him, but he needs to know.
  1. (transitive) To disturb, disrupt or adversely alter (something).
Introducing a foreign species can the ecological balance.
  1. (transitive) To tip or overturn (something).
    • 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: <http://www.classicallibrary.org/aristotle/metaphysics/>. Book 1, Part 9.
    • : But this argument, which first Anaxagoras and later Eudoxus and certain others used, is very easily ; for it is not difficult to collect many insuperable objections to such a view.
adjective
  1. Of a person, angry, distressed or unhappy.
uraemia Tweet Definition of uraemia Like Definition of uraemia on Facebook
noun
  1. (pathology) (alternative spelling of, uremia)
uremia Tweet Definition of uremia Like Definition of uremia on Facebook
noun
  1. (pathology) blood poisoning, Blood poisoning resulting from the retention of waste products usually excreted as urine.
urticaria Tweet Definition of urticaria Like Definition of urticaria on Facebook
noun
  1. (context, diseases) itch, Itchy, swollen, red areas of the skin which can appear quickly in response to an allergen or due to other conditions
UTI Tweet Definition of UTI Like Definition of UTI on Facebook
initialism
  1. Urinary Tract Infection

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