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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ul·cer /ˈʌlsɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ul·cer /ˈəlsɚ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ul·cer n.
 1. Med. 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.
 2. Fig.: Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character.
 Cold ulcer Med., an ulcer on a finger or toe, due to deficient circulation and nutrition. In such cases the extremities are cold.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ul·cer, v. t. To ulcerate. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on
          the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in
          necrosis of tissue [syn: ulceration]