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chan·cre

 (shăng′kər)
n.
1. A dull red, hard, insensitive lesion that is the first manifestation of syphilis.
2. An ulcer located at the initial point of entry of a pathogen.

[French, from Old French, from Latin cancer, tumor, crab; see kar- in Indo-European roots.]

chan′crous (-krəs) adj.

chancre

(ˈʃæŋkə)
n
(Pathology) pathol a small hard nodular growth, which is the first diagnostic sign of acquired syphilis
[C16: from French, from Latin: cancer]
ˈchancrous adj

chan•cre

(ˈʃæŋ kər)

n.
the initial lesion of syphilis and certain other infectious diseases, commonly a distinct ulcer or sore with a hard base.
[1595–1605; < Middle French < Latin cancrum, cancer]
chan′crous, adj.

chancre

A painless ulcer which is often a symptom of syphilis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chancre - a small hard painless nodule at the site of entry of a pathogen (as syphilis)
lues, lues venerea, pox, syph, syphilis - a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta)
sore - an open skin infection
deer fly fever, rabbit fever, tularaemia, tularemia, yatobyo - a highly infectious disease of rodents (especially rabbits and squirrels) and sometimes transmitted to humans by ticks or flies or by handling infected animals
Translations

chancre

[ˈʃæŋkəʳ] Nchancro m

chancre

nSchanker m

chan·cre

n. chancro; lesión primaria de la sífilis.

chancre

n chancro; soft — chancro blando
References in periodicals archive ?
Urethral MMs are frequently polypoid mass and may be clinically confused with urethral polyps, caruncle, mucosal prolapse, chancre, or other common malignant tumors (6).
Primary syphilis occurs as a chancre at the site of initial infection.
Treponema pallidum can cause a single or multiple chancre sores at the primary stage.
A symmetrical macular papular non-itchy rash, which also involved the palms and soles was most frequent (77.8%) presentation; condylomata lata was reported in two (22.2%), and chancre in one case.
Nationwide, 99% of young men and women heard about it, followed by Hepatitis B (with a small difference in favor of women: 91% and 89% of men) and syphilis / Chancre (74% and 75%, respectively).
Subsequently, the father was diagnosed with syphilitic primary chancre by surgical biopsy and positive blood test.
Exogenous infection occurs with direct inoculation of bacilli into the skin of predisposed individuals (tuberculous chancre, tuberculosis verrucosa cutis) [1].
The spirochete multiplies at the initial site of entry and a characteristic primary lesion, called the chancre, forms approximately 3 to 90 days (average 21 days) after the initial exposure at the point of contact.
> Disruption of the mucous membrane by the primary genital chancre, increasing penetration by the virus.
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