Definition of Chancrous

1. Adjective. Of or having chancres.

Partainyms: Chancre
Derivative terms: Chancre



Definition of Chancrous

1. a. Of the nature of a chancre; having chancre.

Definition of Chancrous

1. Adjective. (medicine) Of the nature of a chancre; affected by chancre. ¹

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Definition of Chancrous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Chancrous

1. Characterised by having a chancre. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chancrous

chancier
chanciest
chancily
chanciness
chancinesses
chancing
chancre
chancre redux
chancres
chancriform
chancriform syndrome
chancroidal
chancroids
chancrous (current term)
chancy
chandelier
chandelier sign
chandeliered
chandelierlike
chandeliers
chandelle
chandelled
chandelles
chandelling
chandleries
chandlering
chandlerly
chandlers

Literary usage of Chancrous

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1. Outlines of the Pathology and Treatment of Syphilis and Allied Venereal Diseases by Hermann Zeissl, Maximilian von Zeissl (1886)
"The chancrous poison never attacks serous and fibrous tissues, and very rarely those of a cartilaginous nature. Some parts of the skin afford the virus a ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1883)
"Attenuation of chancrous Virus.—We have already drawn attention to the hypothesis that the principle of attenuation may play an important part in the ..."

3. A Practical treatise on inflammation of the uterus, its cervix, & appendages by James Henry Bennet (1853)
"under the title of chancrous ulcers, so as to render it difficult to understand what are his real views on the subject. On the other hand, M. Gibert, ..."

4. A practical treatise on inflammation, ulceration, & induration of the neck by James Henry Bennet (1845)
"THE NON-chancrous-LOOKING ULCERATIONS, WHICH COMPLICATE THE VARIOUS FORMS OF SYPHILIS. As I have already attempted to prove, both by my own experience and ..."

5. Pathology and treatment of venereal diseases, comprising the most recent by John Harrison (1860)
"... OR REPEATED INOCULATIONS WITH chancrous VIRUS*. ON the principle that one fire eats out another's burning—that similia similibus curantur, ..."

6. Lectures on syphilis by George Frank Lydston, William A. Walker (1885)
"Extent of induration.—Duration of i duration.—Character of chancrous secretion.—Cicatrix of chancre. ..."

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