Hunterian 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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  • Hunterian — Hun*te ri*an, a. Discovered or described by John Hunter, an English surgeon; as, the Hunterian chancre. See {Chancre}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • hard 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indurated 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • John Hunter (Chirurg) — Der Chirurg und Anatom John Hunter (1728–1793). Gemälde John Jacksons nach Joshua Reynolds. John Hunter (* 13. oder 14. Februar[1] 1728 in Long Calderwood bei East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Schottland; † …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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