~ ULCER or in plural
~ ULCERA also in lat and ukr
~ ULCUS id+ | CHRONIC SORE or UNHEALING WOUND |
gr HELKOS for WOUND
ukr ULKUS for STOMACH or GASTRIC ULCER
med> in some languages the term implies a
DEGENERATIVE RATHER THAN TRAUMATIC
NON HEALING thus CHRONIC
SORE but note that often
ULCER implies LACK of PAIN or being PAINLESS
SORE implies see> HURT
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