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- n. Plural form of chancroid.
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There is one other minor disease belonging to the venereal diseases; that is chancroids.
At any rate, chancroids are of little significance, as compared with syphilis and gonorrhea, and when speaking of the venereal peril, these are the two diseases we have in mind.
The bruised root is a useful application for chancroids.