On the cancroid growths caused by Gongylonema orientale n. sp.
On the cancroid growths caused by Gongylonema-orientale n. sp.
The earliest opinion appears to have been that canker, as the name indicates, was of a cancerous or cancroid nature.
cancroid can·croid (kāng'kroid')
Of or relating to squamous cell carcinoma.
Of or resembling a cancer.