Canker

Any skin ulcer or sore but as the derivation of the word is the same as that for cancer it may suggest skin cancer - Cancrum oris - Scarlet Fever

Canker

Canker and anthracnose generally refer to many different plant diseases of such broadly similar symptoms as the appearance of small areas of dead tissue, which grow slowly, often over years. Some are of only minor consequence, but others are ultimately lethal and therefore of major economic importance in agriculture and horticulture. Their causes ...
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Canker

• (n.) An obstinate and often incurable disease of a horse`s foot, characterized by separation of the horny portion and the development of fungoid growths; -- usually resulting from neglected thrush. • (v. i.) To be or become diseased, or as if diseased, with canker; to grow corrupt; to become venomous. • (n.) A kind of wild, worthle...
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canker

(kang┬┤kәr) an ulceration, especially of the oral mucosa; see also recurrent aphthous stomatitis.
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canker

1. In cats and dogs, acute inflammation of the external ear and auditory canal. ... See: aphtha. ... 2. In the horse, a process similar to but more advanced than thrush; the horny frog is generally under-run with a whitish, cheeselike exudate, and the entire sole and even the wall of the hoof may be undermined. ... 3. In man, an outmoded term for a...
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canker

canker sore noun an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)
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Canker

Can'ker (kăn'kẽr) noun [ Middle English canker , cancre , Anglo-Saxon cancer (akin to Dutch kanker , OHG chanchar .), from Latin cancer a cancer; or if a native word, confer Greek ... excrescence on tree, ... gangrene. Confer also Old French ca...
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Canker

Can'ker intransitive verb 1. To waste away, grow rusty, or be oxidized, as a mineral. [ Obsolete] « Silvering will sully and canker more than gliding. Bacom. » 2. To be or become diseased, or as if diseased, with canker; to grow corrupt; to become venomous. ...
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Canker

A destructive fungal disease of plants or an open wound in the stem of a tree or plant
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Canker

A fungal disease; affected shoots die back often dark sunken areas on trunk or stems.
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Canker

An area on soft or rotten woody stems or twigs that is caused by bacteria and fungi.
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canker

An imprecise term usually used for a plant disease characterized (in woody plants) by the death of cambium tissue and resulting loss and/or malformation of bark, or (in non-woody plants) by the formation of sharply delineated, dry, necrotic, localized lesions on the stem. The term 'canker' may also be used to refer to the lesion itself, particularl...
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Canker

An ulcerous sore of the mouth and lips, not considered fatal today.
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Canker

An ulcerous sore of the mouth and lips, not considered fatal today. Synonym aphthous stomatitis. See cancrum otis.
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Canker

an ulcerous sore of the mouth and lips. Possibly includes herpes simplex infections commonly known as cold sores. Synonym: aphthous stomatitis. See cancrum otis. It seems to have the same meaning and origin as cancer, but denotes bad qualities in a lesser degree.
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canker

canker, small sore on the inside of the mouth. A canker appears as a shallow, whitish ulcer surrounded by a thin, red area. It is tender, sometimes painful, and may occur singly or as one of a group of sores. Cankers develop on the inner surfaces of the lips or cheeks, on the gums, under the tongue,...
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canker

Chronic overgrowth of the horn-producing tissues of the foot, occurring most commonly in horses housed under unsanitary conditions.
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canker

disease of plants that is caused by numerous species of fungi and bacteria. Symptoms include round-to-irregular, sunken, swollen, flattened, or ...
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Canker

In horticulture, canker is a kind of gangrenous disease to which fruit-trees especially are liable, beginning in the younger shoots and gradually extending to the trunk.
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Canker

In medicine, a canker is a collection of small sloughing ulcers in the mouth, especially of children. Called also water canker.
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Canker

Localized, dead, sometimes sunken, portion of the cambium and bark of branches or the bole of a tree, often caused by a pathogen. Many layers of dead callus folds surround some cankers as the tree repeatedly attempts to heal the dead portion, only to have the pathogen kill the callus folds.
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canker

Type: Term Pronunciation: kang′ker Definitions: 1. In cats and dogs, acute inflammation of the external ear and auditory canal. 2. In the horse, a process similar to but more advanced than thrush. The horny frog is generally underrun with a whitish, cheeselike exudate, and the entire sole and even the wall of the hoof may be undermined. See: ...
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canker

[n] - an ulceration (especially of the lips or living of the mouth) 2. [v] - become infected with a canker 3. [v] - infect with a canker
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