decubital

adj. van ligwonden, van decubitis

English-Dutch dictionary. 2013.

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  • decubital — Relating to a decubitus ulcer. * * * de·cu·bi·tal di kyü bət əl adj 1) relating to or resulting from lying down <a decubital sore> 2) relating to or resembling a decubitus * * * de·cu·bi·tal (de kuґbĭ təl) pertaining to decubitus… …   Medical dictionary

  • decubital — də̇ˈkyübə̇d.əl, dēˈ , ə̇təl adjective Etymology: decubitus + al 1. : relating to or resulting from lying down a decubital sore 2. : relating to or resembling a decubitus …   Useful english dictionary

  • decubital — adj. of a pressure sore, of a bedsore; lying down, recumbent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • decubital — de·cu·bi·tal …   English syllables

  • decubital ulcer — decubitus ulcer an ulcer caused by arterial occlusion or prolonged pressure, such as when a patient lies still in bed for a long period or is confined to a wheelchair; called also decubitus, bed sore, and pressure u. or sore. Decubitus ulcer of… …   Medical dictionary

  • decubitus — decubital, adj. /di kyooh bi teuhs/, n., pl. decubitus. Med. any position assumed by a patient when lying in bed. [1865 70; < NL, equiv. to L decubi , var. s. of decumbere to lie down, take to one s bed (de DE + cumbere, telic v., with nasal… …   Universalium

  • Gangrene — The death of body tissue due to the loss of blood supply to that tissue, sometimes permitting bacteria to invade it and accelerate its decay. The word gangrene comes from the Greek ganggraina denoting an eating sore that ends in mortification (of …   Medical dictionary

  • Ulcer — An area of tissue erosion, for example, of the skin or lining of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Due to the erosion, an ulcer is concave. It is always depressed below the level of the surrounding tissue. Ulcers can have diverse causes. Ulcers on …   Medical dictionary

  • benzoyl peroxide — n a white crystalline flammable compound C14H10O4 used in bleaching and in medicine esp. in the treatment of acne * * * a preparation used in the treatment of acne and fungal skin conditions. It acts by removing the surface layers of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • decubitus —   n. act or attitude of lying down.    ♦ decubital, a. pertaining to or resulting from this …   Dictionary of difficult words

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