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

Other Words from chancre

chancrous \-k(ə-)rəs \ adjective

First Known Use of chancre

1585, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chancre

French, from Old French, from Latin cancer

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chancre

noun
chan·cre | \ˈshaŋ-kər \

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

Other Words from chancre

chancrous \-k(ə-)rəs \ adjective

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