- to cause an ulcer on or in: Continued worry ulcerated his stomach.
Origin of ulcerate
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Related Wordsaching, inflamed, uncomfortable, tender, sharp, painful, hurting, bruised, smolder, acute, burning, sensitive, raw, annoying, smarting, extreme, blister, chafe, aggravate, decay
Examples from the Web for ulcerated
They were reddish-purple, ulcerated, and the stench was oppressive.In Mesopotamia
I may have an ulcerated tooth, and that, you know, is very painful.
He has an ulcerated tooth and is going to the Bay to-night to have it treated.Ruth Fielding on the St. Lawrence
Alice B. Emerson
One or more of her sexual organs are now inflamed and ulcerated.Self Knowledge and Guide to Sex Instruction
T. W. Shannon
The mouth continually dreuls, and in some instances is ulcerated and sore.Opium Eating
- to make or become ulcerous
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- To develop an ulcer; become ulcerous.
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