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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in patients who lie down a lot).

Usage examples (36)
  • She's had just one bedsore her entire life and that was a dozen years ago.
  • Bush's bravado and flamboyant brashness oozes from his poreslike a bad bedsore.
  • For the bedsore, he must be put in a fresh, soft bed, with clean shirt and sheets ...
  • The patient became progressively emaciated and exhausted, cystitis persisted, the bedsore deepened. for more
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