ulcerative

[uhl-suh-rey-tiv, -ser-uh-tiv]

Origin of ulcerative

1565–75; < Medieval Latin ulcerātīvus, equivalent to Latin ulcerāt(us) (see ulcerate) + -īvus -ive
Related formsun·ul·cer·a·tive, adjective
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ulcerative

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characterized by ulcerationulcerative colitis
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