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canker

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noun can·ker \ˈkaŋ-kər\

Medical Definition of canker

  1. 1a (1):  an erosive or spreading sore (2)obsolete :  gangreneb:  canker sore

  2. 2a:  a chronic inflammation of the ear in dogs, cats, or rabbits; especially :  a localized form of mangeb:  a chronic and progressive inflammation of the deep horn-producing tissues of the frog and sole of the hooves of horses resulting in softening and destruction of the horny layers





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