verb (used without object), ul·cer·at·ed, ul·cer·at·ing.
verb (used with object), ul·cer·at·ed, ul·cer·at·ing.
Origin of ulcerate
Related Words for ulceratesmolder, blister, chafe, aggravate, decay, gather, canker, gall, irk, maturate, ulcer, putrefy, suppurate, rot, rankle
Examples from the Web for ulcerate
Historical Examples of ulcerate
Should the wound not readily heal, but ulcerate, it may be bathed with alum-water.Sheep, Swine, and Poultry
In scurvy the mouth and gums inflame and ulcerate, the latter becoming swollen, spongy, and of a bluish-red color.
Like other foreign bodies, a gall-stone may ulcerate through the intestine, producing fatal peritonitis.
And thus, when suffering does not ulcerate the heart and make it savage, it is the most softening of all influences.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus
G. A. Chadwick
The eyes may remain open for such long periods of time that the conjunctiva and sclera may become quite dry and ulcerate.Benign Stupors