pressure sore

pressure sore n BEDSORE

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decubitus ulcer.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • pressure sore — noun a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients) • Syn: ↑bedsore, ↑decubitus ulcer • Hypernyms: ↑ulcer, ↑ulceration * * * noun : bedsore * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • pressure sore — /ˈprɛʃə sɔ/ (say preshuh saw) noun a sore caused by prolonged pressure on an area of the skin, as from being confined to bed or a wheelchair for a long period …   Australian English dictionary

  • pressure sore — see bedsore …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Пролежень (Bedsore, Decubitus Ulcer, Pressure Sore) — изъязвление участка кожи, образующееся при его раздражении и длительном постоянном давлении на него части тела. Опасность появления пролежней существует у всех лежачих больных (особенно велика она у тех, кто находится без сознания, а также у… …   Медицинские термины

  • Sore — Sore, a. [Compar. {Sorer}; superl. {Sorest}.] [OE. sor, sar, AS. s[=a]r; akin to D. zeer, OS. & OHG. s?r, G. sehr very, Icel. s[=a]rr, Sw. s[*a]r, Goth. sair pain. Cf. {Sorry}.] 1. Tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure; inflamed; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sore throat — Sore Sore, a. [Compar. {Sorer}; superl. {Sorest}.] [OE. sor, sar, AS. s[=a]r; akin to D. zeer, OS. & OHG. s?r, G. sehr very, Icel. s[=a]rr, Sw. s[*a]r, Goth. sair pain. Cf. {Sorry}.] 1. Tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sore — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ festering (often figurative), oozing, open, running (esp. BrE, often figurative) ▪ This issue is a festering sore between the two countries. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • sore — Synonyms and related words: abrasion, abscess, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, ache, aching, acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous, acrid, acrimonious, acute, affecting, afflictive, aggrieved, agonizing, ague, algesia, algetic, anemia, angered, angry,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sore — 1. A wound, ulcer, or any open skin lesion. 2. Painful; aching; tender. [A.S. sar] bed s. bedsore. canker sores SYN: aphtha (2). cold s. colloquialism for herpes simplex. Delhi s. SYN: Oriental s …   Medical dictionary

  • Bed sore — A painful, often reddened area of degenerating, ulcerated skin caused by pressure and lack of movement, and worsened by exposure to urine or other irritating substances on the skin. Untreated bed sores can become seriously infected or gangrenous …   Medical dictionary

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