bedsore









bedsore


noun Pathology.

  1. an ulceration of the skin and subcutaneous tissue caused by poor circulation due to prolonged pressure on body parts, especially bony protuberances, occurring in bedridden or immobile patients; decubitus ulcer.

noun

  1. the nontechnical name for decubitus ulcer

n.

  1. A pressure-induced ulceration of the skin occurring in persons confined to bed for long periods of time.decubitus ulcer pressure sore

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