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Introduction: Ulceration

Description of Ulceration

Ulceration: The formation of a break on the skin or on the surface of an organ. An ulcer forms when the surface cells die and are cast off. Ulcers may be associated with cancer and other diseases.
Source: National Institute of Health

Ulceration: a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Ulceration: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Ulceration

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Hierarchical classifications of Ulceration

The following list attempts to classify Ulceration into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • lesion
  • pathology
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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