In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The flies can carry an infection causing ulcerous sores which take months or even years to heal.
- One is canker, referring to a gangrenous or ulcerous sore, usually in the mouth, and hence an area of diseased tissue, as in woody stems.
- E. coli antigens were detected in ulcerous tissue and were suspected to be due to secondary infection in these lesions.
- A lack of vitamin A will also cause keratitis which is an ulcerous inflammation and hardening of the cornea as well as other associated parts of the eye such as the conjunctiva.
- These ulcerous sores are large, deep and painful.
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