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ulcerate

ul·cer·ate

ulcerate

 
pronunciation:
uhl s reIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: ulcerated, ulcerates, ulcerating
definition: to develop an ulcer, as an infected wound.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause an ulcer to form in or on.
Acidic substances can ulcerate tissue.
derivation: ulceration (n.)