soft chancre


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soft chancre

n.

soft chancre

n
(Pathology) pathol a venereal ulcer caused by an infection with the bacillus Haemophilus ducrey that is not syphilitic. Also called: chancroid

chan•croid

(ˈʃæŋ krɔɪd)

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