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sore in Illness & disability topic

soresore2 noun [countable]  MIHURT/CAUSE PAINa painful, often red, place on your body caused by a wound or infection They were starving and covered with sores. cold sore, bedsore, → running sore at running2(5)
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soreWillie's arms and legs were covered in bruises, weals and sores.Any sore that does not heaL Progressive changes in size or color or feeling in a wart or mole.A fleece underblanket protects her from bed sores.Look out for smell of solvent on breath, nose-bleeds, sores around nose and mouth, weight loss.During the peri-operative period pressure sore should be prevented by regular changes of position.The key opens on to a beige carpet that looks like a water poodle with burns and saddle sores.His hands were gnarled, and his legs were covered with sores.