One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having or constituting an ulcer.‘the parasites created ulcerous sores’
suppurative, ulcerative, festering, cankerous, cankeredView synonyms
- ‘One is canker, referring to a gangrenous or ulcerous sore, usually in the mouth, and hence an area of diseased tissue, as in woody stems.’
- ‘The flies can carry an infection causing ulcerous sores which take months or even years to heal.’
- ‘E. coli antigens were detected in ulcerous tissue and were suspected to be due to secondary infection in these lesions.’
- ‘These ulcerous sores are large, deep and painful.’
- ‘A lack of vitamin A will also cause keratitis which is an ulcerous inflammation and hardening of the cornea as well as other associated parts of the eye such as the conjunctiva.’
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