gravitational ulcer

n.

A leg ulcer that is slow to heal because of the position of the extremity and the incompetence of the valves of the varicosed veins.

Nearby words

  1. gravitational interaction,
  2. gravitational lens,
  3. gravitational mass,
  4. gravitational radius,
  5. gravitational redshift,
  6. gravitational wave,
  7. gravitative,
  8. gravitino,
  9. graviton,
  10. gravitropism


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