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Ulcer

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(1):

(n.) Fig.: Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character.

(2):

(v. t.) To ulcerate.

(3):

(n.) A solution of continuity in any of the soft parts of the body, discharging purulent matter, found on a surface, especially one of the natural surfaces of the body, and originating generally in a constitutional disorder; a sore discharging pus. It is distinguished from an abscess, which has its beginning, at least, in the depth of the tissues.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Ulcer'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/u/ulcer.html. 1828.

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