verb (used without object), ul·cer·at·ed, ul·cer·at·ing.
verb (used with object), ul·cer·at·ed, ul·cer·at·ing.
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Origin of ulcerate
OTHER WORDS FROM ulcerateul·cer·a·tion, nounun·ul·cer·at·ed, adjective
Words nearby ulcerate
Example sentences from the Web for ulcerate
The pupil is usually dilated, the cornea becomes opaque and may ulcerate, and there is photophobia and sometimes diplopia.
In the simple form of this disease, the throat, though often more or less sore, does not ulcerate.An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art|B. L. Hill
It forms an indolent swelling, which tends to break down slowly and to ulcerate.
As the disease progresses the nodules tend to break down and ulcerate, leaving open sores.
The skin of the affected part may become brawny and slightly scaly, and not infrequently may break down and ulcerate.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon