1. formation or development of an ulcer. 2. an ulcer.
pertaining to or characterized by ulceration.
u. balanitis see enzootic balanoposthitis.
u. cellulitis see ulcerative lymphangitis.
u. colitis see eosinophilic ulcerative colitis, histiocytic ulcerative colitis.
u. dermal necrosis a skin disease of the head of Atlantic salmon and sea trout as they enter fresh water from the sea. The cause is unknown.
u. dermatitis dis...
characterized by both ulceration and gangrene.
causing ulceration; leading to the production of ulcers.
characterized by ulceration and a membranous exudation.
u. stomatitis the gums are inflamed and bleed easily, ulcers develop and there are pseudomembranes over necrotic areas of gingival mucosa. Slimy brown, smelly saliva drools from the mouth and stains the forelimbs.
1. of the nature of an ulcer. 2. affected with ulceration.
pl. ulcera [L.] ulcer.
1. excision of scar tissue. 2. excision of the gingiva; gingivectomy.
a wrinkled appearance of the cerebral cortex resulting from scarring and atrophy.
a weedy shrub; member of the family Fabaceae; sometimes used as feed in times of shortage; contains ulexine a nerve and muscle poison but seldom causes poisoning. Called also furze, gorse.