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ULCER ULCERA ULCUS

~ ULCER   or in plural
~ ULCERA  also in lat and ukr
~ ULCUS   id+ | CHRONIC SORE or UNHEALING WOUND |
^u        from
  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
  see> SORE
  see> SORRY
      

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