Bedsore Definition

bĕdsôr
bedsores
noun
bedsores
A sore on the body of a bedridden person, caused by chafing or pressure.
Webster's New World
A pressure-induced ulceration of the skin occurring in persons confined to bed for long periods of time.
American Heritage Medicine

(usually in plural) A lesion caused by unrelieved pressure to any part of the body, especially portions over bony or cartilaginous areas, such as frequently develops on a person confined to a bed by infirmity.

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Noun

Singular:
bedsore
Plural:
bedsores

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