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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.
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|Adj.||1.||chancroidal - of or relating to or having chancroids|
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