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Medical Term:

ulcer

Pronunciation: ul'ser

Definition: A lesion through the skin or a mucous membrane resulting from loss of tissue, usually with inflammation.

See: erosion

Synonym(s): ulcus

[L. ulcus (ulcer-), a sore, ulcer]

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