soft ulcer


soft ulcer
chancroid.

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  • ulcer — Synonyms and related words: abdominal hernia, abscess, aposteme, bane, bed sore, blain, bleb, blight, blister, boil, bubo, bulla, bunion, cancer, canker, canker sore, carbuncle, chancre, chancroid, chilblain, cold sore, colitis, curse, disease,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • Soft cancer — Cancer Can cer, n. [L. cancer, cancri, crab, ulcer, a sign of the zodiac; akin to Gr. karki nos, Skr. karka[.t]a crab, and prob. Skr. karkara hard, the crab being named from its hard shell. Cf. {Canner}, {Chancre}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ulcer — n 1. abscess, ulceration, Pathol. noma, fester, festering, gathering, gumboil, Pathol. parulis, tubercle, Obs. apostem, Obs. apostemation, Archaic. impostume; canker, lesion, chancre, chancroid, simple chancre, soft chancre; boil, blain, Pathol.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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