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Noun
An open sore on an external or internal surface of the body, caused by a break in the skin or mucous membrane which fails to heal. Ulcers range from small, painful sores in the mouth to bedsores and serious lesions of the stomach or intestine
Noun
A region in an organ or tissue which has suffered damage through injury or disease, such as a wound, ulcer, abscess, or tumour
Noun
A lesion caused by unrelieved pressure to any part of the body, especially portions over bony or cartilaginous areas, such as frequently develops on a person confined to a bed by infirmity
Noun
The process of infecting or the state of being infected
Noun
(dated) The secretion from a sore
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