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

chancrous

play \-k(ə-)rəs\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of 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

chancrous

play \-k(ə-)rəs\ adjective


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