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chancre

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chancre

noun chan·cre \ˈshaŋ-kər\

Definition of CHANCRE

:  a primary sore or ulcer at the site of entry of a pathogen (as in tularemia); especially :  the initial lesion of syphilis
chan·crous \-k(ə-)rəs\ adjective

Origin of CHANCRE

French, from Old French, from Latin cancer
First Known Use: circa 1605

chancre

noun chan·cre \ˈshaŋ-kər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHANCRE

:  a primary sore or ulcer at the site of entry of a pathogen (as in tularemia); especially :  the initial lesion of syphilis
chan·crous \-k(ə-)rəs\ adjective

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