Soft chancre
Chancre 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}. [1913 Webster]

{Soft chancre}. A chancroid. See {Chancroid}. [1913 Webster]


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  • soft chancre — n CHANCROID * * * chancroid …   Medical dictionary

  • soft chancre — n. CHANCROID …   English World dictionary

  • soft chancre — Chancroid Chan croid, n. [Chancre + oil.] (Med.) A venereal sore, resembling a chancre in its seat and some external characters, but differing from it in being the starting point of a purely local process and never of a systemic disease; called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soft chancre — soft′ chan′cre n. pat chancroid • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • soft chancre — noun Date: 1859 chancroid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • soft chancre — Pathol. chancroid. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • soft chancre — noun : chancroid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chancre — 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}. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chancre — Synonyms and related words: French disease, Spanish pox, VD, abscess, acquired syphilis, aposteme, balanitis gangrenosa, bed sore, blain, bleb, blister, boil, bubo, bulla, bunion, canker, canker sore, carbuncle, cerebral tabes, chancroid,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Chancre — on the underside of the penis A chancre (  / …   Wikipedia

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