- to cause an ulcer on or in: Continued worry ulcerated his stomach.
Origin of ulcerate
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It spreads sometimes rapidly, sometimes slowly; healing in one part, while ulcerating in another.
They would naturally be most readily detached from soft, fungoid, and ulcerating cancerous growths.
The migration of calculi may take place by ulcerating through into neighboring hollow organs.
An ulcerating tumor of the nose or throat may cause the breath to have an offensive odor.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
On the fifth day the ulcerating gland burst outside and the parotid gland became relieved.
- to make or become ulcerous
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- To develop an ulcer; become ulcerous.
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