What does bed-sore mean?

bed-sore meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"gangrene due to anemia as a result of continued stress," 1833, from bed (n.) + sore (n.)

Sentence Examples with the word bed-sore

The common variety of bed-sore is the result of continuous pressure on and irritation of the skin, the vitality and resisting power of which are lowered by a lesion of the cord cutting off the trophic supply to the skin affected.

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