Medical Dictionary

canker

noun can·ker \ˈkaŋ-kər\

Medical Definition of CANKER

1
a (1) :  an erosive or spreading sore (2) obsolete :  gangrene b :  canker sore
2
a :  a chronic inflammation of the ear in dogs, cats, or rabbits; especially :  a localized form of mange b :  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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