neurotrophic ulcer


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neurotrophic ulcer

[¦nu̇r·ō¦träf·ik ′əl·sər]
(medicine)
A decubitus ulcer due to trophic disturbances following interruption or disease of afferent nerve fibers plus the factor of external trauma.
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