verb (used without object), ul·cer·at·ed, ul·cer·at·ing.
verb (used with object), ul·cer·at·ed, ul·cer·at·ing.
- ulanova, galina,
- ulbricht, walter,
- ulcerative colitis,
- ulcerative stomatitis
Origin of ulcerate
Examples from the Web for ulceration
The gum on the whole lower jaw may become inflamed, and a yellow band of ulceration may appear along the gums.
It may be considered as the equivalent of ulceration or molecular destruction in the soft parts.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
She presented no evidence of local uterine congestion, inflammation, ulceration, or displacement.Sex in Education|Edward H. Clarke
Not that every woman is injured by it to the extent of inflammation and ulceration, yet many are.What a Young Husband Ought to Know|Sylvanus Stall
Ulceration occurring in toxic, in diphtheritic, and in phlegmonous gastritis need not be discussed here.
c.1400, from Latin ulcerationem (nominative ulceratio), noun of action from ulcerare, from ulcer (see ulcer).