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bedsore


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bedsore  \Bed"sore`\,  n.  (Med.) 
  A  sore  on  the  back  or  hips  caused  by  lying  for  a  long  time  in 
  bed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bedsore 
  n  :  a  chronic  ulcer  of  the  skin  caused  by  prolonged  pressure  on 
  it  (as  in  bedridden  patients)  [syn:  {decubitus  ulcer}] 




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