cankerous


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can·ker·ous

 (kăng′kər-əs)
adj.
1. Marked by or infected with canker; ulcerous.
2. Causing canker; ulcerating.

cankerous

(ˈkæŋkərəs)
adj
1. (Pathology) having cankers
2. infectious; corrupting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cankerous - having an ulcer or cankercankerous - having an ulcer or canker    
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
Translations

cankerous

[ˈkæŋkərəs] ADJulceroso

cankerous

adj (Med) → entzündet; (Vet, Bot) → brandig; (fig)krebsartig
References in classic literature ?
But the lovely aromas in that enchanted air did at last seem to dispel, for a moment, the cankerous thing in his soul.
That was the beginning of an agony that would tantalize him for a few days with a high fever and pain caused not necessarily by cancer, but by the spread of a cankerous skin infection and subcutaneous tissue, due to an unsterilized scalpel.
A cankerous chronicle of "Britain's worst medical shut-ins" it donned its hazmat suit and entered the homes of some of this country's most procrastinating potential patients.
A cankerous chronicle of "Britain's worst medical shut-ins", it donned its hazmat suit and entered the homes of some of this country's most procrastinating potential patients.
Tender Lizzie could not bear To watch her sister's cankerous care Yet not to share.