Definition of soft sore in English:

soft sore


  • another term for chancroid
    • ‘In January a marked improvement in the results of treatment of soft sore was brought about by daily examinations and frequent changes in the antiseptics used.’
    • ‘A good rule to follow is to remember that every soft sore or chancroid may conceal a chancre and be on the look out.’
    • ‘Chancroid, also known as soft chancre or soft sore, is caused by a bacterium.’