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Meaning of CHANCROID

Pronunciation:  'shangkroyd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  infectious venereal ulcer
 

CHANCROID is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: ulcer, ulceration

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chan"croid\, n. [Chancre + -oil.] (Med.)
A venereal sore, resembling a chancre in its seat and some
external characters, but differing from it in being the
starting point of a purely local process and never of a
systemic disease; -- called also {soft chancre}.

 

 

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