What is another word for cankers?

Pronunciation: [kˈaŋkəz] (IPA)

Cankers are small sores that form in the mouth or on the skin. While the term canker is widely used, there are many synonyms that can describe this painful condition. One of the most common synonyms is mouth ulcers, which refers specifically to canker sores that form in the mouth. Other synonyms include aphthae, stomatitis, and oral lesions. In the case of canker sores that form on the skin, synonyms might include skin ulcers, dermal sores, and lesions. Regardless of what terminology you use, cankers can be quite uncomfortable, causing pain and difficulty eating or speaking. Treatment may include topical agents, pain relief medications, or lifestyle modifications to reduce inflammation and promote healing.

What are the hypernyms for Cankers?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Plant Diseases, plant pathology, diseases of plants, plant afflictions, plant disease organisms.

Usage examples for Cankers

Poor mamma has an old brass one now, which cankers her finger."
"The Rector of St. Mark's"
Mary J. Holmes
Hate is a fear, and fear is rot That cankers root and fruit alike, Fight cleanly then, hate not, fear not, Strike with no madness when you strike.
"Country Sentiment"
Robert Graves
While so we dread no storm, Let no man shrink from wise and just Reform; But with a firm and faithful, yet kind, hand, Prune cankers and corruptions from the land: Humble the pride of priestcraft!
"My Life as an Author"
Martin Farquhar Tupper

Famous quotes with Cankers

  • Hate is a fear, and fear is rot That cankers root and fruit alike, Fight cleanly then, hate not, fear not, Strike with no madness when you strike.
    Robert Graves

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