chancroid


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Related to chancroid: granuloma inguinale, syphilis

chan·croid

 (shăng′kroid′)
n.
A soft, venereal, highly infectious ulcer of the genital region, caused by the bacterium Hemophilus ducreyi. Also called soft chancre.

[French chancroïde, from chancre, chancre; see chancre.]

chan·croi′dal (-kroid′l) adj.

chancroid

(ˈʃæŋkrɔɪd)
n
(Pathology) a soft venereal ulcer, esp of the male genitals, caused by infection with the bacillus Haemophilus ducreyi
adj
(Pathology) relating to or resembling a chancroid or chancre
chanˈcroidal adj

chan•croid

(ˈʃæŋ krɔɪd)

n.
an infectious venereal ulcer with a soft base. Also called soft chancre.
[1860–65]
chan•croi′dal, adj.

chancroid

A bacterially inflamed sore caused by a sexuallytransmitted disease.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chancroid - infectious venereal ulcer
ulcer, ulceration - a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
Translations

chan·croid

n. chancroide, úlcera venérea no sifilítica.

chancroid

n chancroide m
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