Aphthae



aphthae

aphthae aph·thae (āf’thē’)
pl.n.
Canker sores.
Historical Examples

Sometimes the bowel became gangrenous, while aphthae would appear in the mouth and fauces.
A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2) Charles Creighton

It was attended by an affection of the throat and mouth—an angina with aphthae or thrush of the palate.
A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2) Charles Creighton

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