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Noun: chancre  shang-ku(r)
  1. A small hard painless nodule at the site of entry of a pathogen (as syphilis)

Derived forms: chancres

Type of: sore

Part of: deer fly fever, lues, lues venerea, pox, rabbit fever, syph [informal], syphilis, tularaemia [Brit, Cdn], tularemia [N. Amer], yatobyo

Encyclopedia: Chancre