Chancroid meaning

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A soft, venereal, highly infectious ulcer of the genital region, caused by the bacillus Hemophilus ducreyi.
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An infectious venereal ulcer, usually on or about the genitals, caused by a bacterium (Hemophilus ducreyi); soft chancre.
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A soft, venereal, highly infectious ulcer of the genital region, caused by the bacterium Hemophilus ducreyi.
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(pathology) A sexually transmitted infection caused by Haemophilus ducreyi bacteria, characterized by painful sores on the genitalia.
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A sore characteristic of this infection.
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Origin of chancroid

  • French chancroïde from chancre chancre chancre

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