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ulcer

noun [C] uk   /ˈʌl.sər/  us   /-sɚ/
a break in the skin or on the surface of an organ inside the body, which does not heal naturally: a mouth/stomach ulcer
ulcerous
adjective uk   us   /-əs/
Translations of “ulcer”
in Arabic قُرْحة…
in Korean 궤양…
in Malaysian ulser…
in French ulcère…
in Turkish ülser…
in Italian ulcera…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潰瘍…
in Russian язва…
in Polish wrzód…
in Vietnamese chố loét…
in Spanish úlcera…
in Portuguese úlcera, ulceração…
in Thai แผลเปื่อย…
in German das Geschwür…
in Catalan llaga, úlcera…
in Japanese 潰瘍(かいよう)…
in Indonesian borok…
in Chinese (Simplified) 溃疡…
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