intransitive verb-·at·ed, -·at·ing
to make or become ulcerous
Origin of ulceratefrom Classical Latin ulceratus, past participle of ulcerare
verbul·cer·at·ed, ul·cer·at·ing, ul·cer·ates
To develop an ulcer; become ulcerous.
To cause ulceration of.
(comparative more ulcerate, superlative most ulcerate)
- (palynology, of a pollen grain) Having an ulcus, a rounded pore-like aperture, at one or both poles.