chancre, shang′kėr, n. an ulcer arising from the direct application of syphilitic poison.
It is found especially on men who have suffered from gonorrha or chancre.
It may be a chancre, and it may be exceedingly serious if not properly diagnosed.
He was alarmed lest a minute pimple on his chin should develop into a chancre.
The essential symptoms of glanders are the nodule, the chancre, the glands, and the discharge.
The chancre disappears in a few weeks and then there is a period when the individual has no outward manifestations of the disease.
The disease is already systemic, or constitutional, and the chancre is the local expression of a constitutional disease.
The period of primary incubation, or the time from infection to the appearance of the chancre.
Cutting out the chancre will not cure the disease, because, as stated, the germs are already in the system.
The primary stage: the chancre forms and the neighbouring glands are affected.
chancre chan·cre (shāng'kər)
The primary lesion of syphilis; a hard, nonsensitive, dull red papule or area of infiltration that begins at the site of infection after an interval of 10 to 30 days. Also called hard chancre, hard ulcer.