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ulcernoun [C]

uk   /ˈʌl.sər/  us   /-sɚ/
a ​break in the ​skin, or on the ​surface of an ​organ inside the ​body, that does not healnaturally: a ​mouth/​stomach ulcer
ulcerous
adjective uk   us   /-əs/
(Definition of ulcer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ulcernoun [C]

 us   /ˈʌl·sər/
a ​sore on the ​skin or inside the ​body that will not ​heal without ​treatment: a ​stomach ulcer
(Definition of ulcer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ulcer”
in Korean 궤양…
in Arabic قُرْحة…
in Malaysian ulser…
in French ulcère…
in Russian язва…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潰瘍…
in Italian ulcera…
in Turkish ülser…
in Polish wrzód…
in Spanish úlcera…
in Vietnamese chố loét…
in Portuguese úlcera, ulceração…
in Thai แผลเปื่อย…
in German das Geschwür…
in Catalan llaga, úlcera…
in Japanese 潰瘍(かいよう)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 溃疡…
in Indonesian borok…
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