Definition of Bedsores

1. Noun. (plural of bedsore) ¹



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Definition of Bedsores

1. bedsore [n] - See also: bedsore

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bedsores

bedside manner
bedside radiography
bedsides
bedsit
bedsite
bedsites
bedsits
bedsitter
bedsitters
bedsitting room
bedsock
bedsocks
bedsonia
bedsonias
bedsore
bedsores (current term)
bedspread
bedspreads
bedspring
bedsprings
bedstaff
bedstaffs
bedstand
bedstands
bedstaves
bedstead
bedsteads
bedstock
bedstocks
bedstone

Literary usage of Bedsores

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1. Lectures on the Diseases of the Nervous System: Delivered at La Salpêtrière by Jean Martin Charcot (1881)
"... excitation, then abolition of re/lex excitability; permanent contracture ; bedsores. Position and nature of the lesions. Pathogeny. ..."

2. Diseases of the Skin: A Textbook for Students and Practitioners by J. M. H. MacLeod (1921)
"bedsores Definition.—bedsores are superficial ulcerations or necroses which result from pressure or friction on the skin when it is devitalised by some ..."

3. Modern surgical therapeutics: A Compendium of Current Formulæ, Approved by George Henry Napheys (1878)
"The surgeon should be constantly on his guard against bedsores, in all diseases at all prone to ... bedsores."

4. Postoperative treatment by Nathan Clark Morse (1905)
"bedsores, a form of gangrene, are the result of continued pressure, and it is very ... THE TREATMENT of bedsores resolves itself into: (a) prophylaxis, ..."

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