Definition of ulceration in English:

ulceration

noun

See ulcerate

  • ‘Aphthous ulcers that occur in conjunction with symptoms of uveitis, genital ulcerations, conjunctivitis, arthritis, fever or adenopathy should prompt a search for a serious etiology.’
  • ‘Apart from necrobiosis lipoidica, diabetes is not a primary cause of ulceration but often leads to ulceration through neuropathy or ischaemia, or both.’
  • ‘In fact, we owe much of what we know about managing neuropathic foot ulcerations related to diabetes to Dr Brand's pioneering work.’
  • ‘The patient may present with corneal necrosis, dystrophy, ulceration, and abrasion.’
  • ‘Gingival ulceration in herpetic stomatitis is common and is associated with mouth ulcers elsewhere and fever’

Pronunciation

ulceration

/ʌlsəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/