aphthae majores aphthae ma·jo·res (mə-jôr’ēz)
A severe form of aphthae characterized by large numerous, frequently occurring ulcers that may take up to six weeks to heal. Also called Mikulicz’ aphthae.
- Aphthae minores
aphthae minores aphthae minores aphthae mi·no·res (mə-nôr’ēz) n. Aphthae.
aphthoid aphthoid aph·thoid (āf’thoid’) adj. Relating to or resembling aphthae.
aphthosis aphthosis aph·tho·sis (āf-thō’sĭs) n. A condition characterized by the presence of aphthae.
aphthous aphthous aph·thous (āf’thəs) adj. Of or relating to aphthae or aphthosis. Historical Examples aphthous stomatitis may be either idiopathic or symptomatic, discrete or confluent. A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various The pulse grows more frequent and thready; aphthous deposits appear on the inside of the mouth and pharynx. A […]