Synonyms of canker in English:

canker


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See Spanish definition of úlcera

noun

1‘a plant which is very susceptible to canker’

SYNONYMS
fungal disease, fungal rot, plant rot
blight

2‘ear cankers in rabbits are caused by a mite’

SYNONYMS
ulcer, ulceration, infection, sore, running sore, lesion, abscess, chancre

3‘racism remains a canker at the heart of the nation’

SYNONYMS
blight, evil, scourge, poison, cancer, sickness, disease, pestilence, plague
rot, corruption