- (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.
Etymology: (term, ulcus, lang=la).
- French: (t, fr, ulcère, m)
- German: (t, de, Geschwí¼r, n), Ulcus(de)n
- Spanish: llaga(es)f, íºlcera(es)f
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