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Meaning of ADEN ULCER

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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 micro["o]rganism which produces chronic ulcers on
the limbs. It is often fatal. Called also {Cochin China
ulcer}, {Persian ulcer}, {tropical ulcer}, etc.

 

 

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