/ul"seuh ray'tiv, -seuhr euh tiv/, adj.
1. causing ulceration.
2. of the nature of or characterized by ulceration.
[1565-75; < ML ulcerativus, equiv. to L ulcerat(us) (see ULCERATE) + -ivus -IVE]

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