A"den ul"cer (?). [So named after Aden, a seaport in Southern Arabia, where it occurs.] (Med.)

A disease endemic in various parts of tropical Asia, due to a specific microörganism which produces chronic ulcers on the limbs. It is often fatal. Called also Cochin China ulcer, Persian ulcer, tropical ulcer, etc.


© Webster 1913

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.