Ulcer vs Antiulcer - What's the difference?

ulcer | antiulcer |


As a noun ulcer

is (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.

As an adjective antiulcer is

serving to prevent or counteract ulcers.

ulcer

English

(wikipedia ulcer)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (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.
  • (pathology) peptic ulcer
  • (figurative) Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character.
  • Derived terms

    * ulcerate * ulceration * ulcerative * ulcerous * ulcerously * ulcerousness

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    antiulcer

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Serving to prevent or counteract ulcers.
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