(pathology) A wound or injury.
(pathology) An open sore of the skin, eyes or mucous membrane, often caused by an initial abrasion and generally maintained by an inflammation and/or an infection.
(medicine) An infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part, especially such patch of skin.
(pathology) Peptic ulcer.
(biochemistry) Any compound formed from damage to a nucleic acid.
(figurative) Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character.
(transitive) To wound or injure, especially in an experiment or other controlled procedure.
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.
A hurt; an injury.
Fig.: Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character.
any visible abnormal structural change in a bodily part
any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision
a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
A lesion is any damage or abnormal change in the tissue of an organism, usually caused by disease or trauma. Lesion is derived from the Latin laesio .
An ulcer is a discontinuity or break in a bodily membrane that impedes normal function of the affected organ. According to Robins's pathology, Common forms of ulcers recognized in medicine include: Ulcer (dermatology), a discontinuity of the skin or a break in the skin.
‘ulcer is the breach of the continuity of skin, epithelium or mucous membrane caused by sloughing out of inflamed necrotic tissue.’;