WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
chan•croid  (shangkroid), 
n. [Pathol.]

    Pathologyan infectious venereal ulcer with a soft base. Also called simple chancre, soft chancre. 
Etymology:
  • chancre + -oid 1860–65
chan•croidal, adj. 


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

chancroid /ˈʃæŋkrɔɪd/ n
  1. a soft venereal ulcer, esp of the male genitals, caused by infection with the bacillus Haemophilus ducreyi
adj
  1. relating to or resembling a chancroid or chancre



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