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 chancre}. [1913 Webster]

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


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  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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… …   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

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  • chancroid — noun Date: 1861 a venereal disease caused by a bacterium (Hemophilus ducreyi) and characterized by chancres unlike those of syphilis in lacking firm indurated margins called also soft chancre • chancroidal adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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