ulcerous

[ UK /ˈʌlsəɹəs/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. having an ulcer or canker
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How To Use ulcerous In A Sentence

  • E. coli antigens were detected in ulcerous tissue and were suspected to be due to secondary infection in these lesions.
  • These ulcerous sores are large, deep and painful.
  • One is canker, referring to a gangrenous or ulcerous sore, usually in the mouth, and hence an area of diseased tissue, as in woody stems.
  • Such was the story of Pontitianus; but Thou, O Lord, while he was speaking, didst turn me round towards myself, taking me from behind my back where I had placed me, unwilling to observe myself; and setting me before my face, that I might see how foul I was, how crooked and defiled, bespotted and ulcerous. The Confessions
  • This condition is commonly the result of a severe and jagged tread with the calkin, and takes the form of an ulcerous and excessively granulating wound. Diseases of the Horse's Foot
  • By now he was a mass of ulcerous sores from constant irritation; no doubt he would stink in the open air. The Dark Side of Innocence
  • And now thou didst set me face to face with myself, that I might see how ugly I was, and how crooked and sordid, bespotted and ulcerous. Confessions and Enchiridion, newly translated and edited by Albert C. Outler
  • He also jokingly refers to himself as the moody, bohemian member of the group, which is pretty much how most folks remember the man behind that amazing, ulcerous voice. Cobain's Journals: The Writer Behind The Rock Star
  • Leonard Bertipaglia, perhaps the most influential surgeon of the fifteenth century, added his own admonishment: Those who pretend to cure cancer by incising, lifting, and extirpating it only transform a nonulcerous cancer into an ulcerous one. . . The Emperor of All Maladies
  • It will prompt marriages with worn-out widows so eaten with disease that 'the spital house and ulcerous sores/Would cast the gorge at'. Shakespeare
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