Chancroid Definition

shăngkroid
noun
An infectious venereal ulcer, usually on or about the genitals, caused by a bacterium (Hemophilus ducreyi); soft chancre.
Webster's New World

A sore characteristic of this infection.

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Other Word Forms of Chancroid

Noun

Singular:
chancroid
Plural:
chancroids

Origin of Chancroid

  • French chancroïde from chancre chancre chancre

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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