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ulcer

['ʌlsǝ(r)]

N

  1. (Med) (internal) úlcera f ; (external) llaga f

  2. (fig) llaga f

Examples from texts

An ulcer can be defined as destruction of tissue.
Las úlceras se pueden definir como la destrucción de tejido.
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales
'Varicose ulcers like Brother Septimus, but worse.
– Llagas varicosas, como el hermano Septimus, pero mucho peores.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionSansom, Christopher John / El gallo negro
El gallo negro
Sansom, Christopher John
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
Behcet's disease is an inflammatory disease of unknown origin that usually affects young adults and is characterized by recurring oral and genital aphthous ulcers, uveitis and skin lesions.
La enfermedad de Behfet es una enfermedad inflamatoria de origen desconocido que suele afectar a adultos jóvenes y que se caracteriza por úlceras aftosas orales y genitales recurrentes, uveítis y lesiones cutáneas114.
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
This condition leads to increased swelling in your lower legs, which causes ulcers to form.
Esta condición hace que aumente la hinchazón en la parte baja de las piernas, y causa la formación de úlceras.
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales
TO PREVENT VENOUS LEG ULCERS RETURNING
Una vez que la úlcera haya sanado con el use
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales

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ulcer1/2
'ʌlsǝ(r)Feminine nounúlcera; llagaExamples

a mouth ulcer — una llaga en la boca

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Collocations

chiclero's ulcer
úlcera de los chicleros
duodenal ulcer
úlcera duodenal
gastric ulcer
úlcera gástrica
marginal peptic ulcer
úlcera péptica marginal
peptic ulcer
úlcera péptica
pressure ulcer care
cuidados de las úlceras por decúbito
pyloric ulcer
úlcera pilórica
specific ulcer
úlcera específica
trophic ulcer
úlcera trófica

Word forms

ulcer

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseulcerulcers
Possessive caseulcer'sulcers'