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Meaning of CHANCRE

Pronunciation:  'shangkur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a small hard painless nodule at the site of entry of a pathogen (as syphilis)

CHANCRE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: deer fly fever, pox, rabbit fever, sore, syph, syphilis, tularaemia, tularemia, yatobyo



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Chan"cre\, n. [F. chancere. See {Cancer}.] (Med.)
A venereal sore or ulcer; specifically, the initial lesion of
true syphilis, whether forming a distinct ulcer or not; --
called also {hard chancre}, {indurated chancre}, and
{Hunterian chancre}.

{Soft chancre}. A chancroid. See {Chancroid}.

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