(med) dark incrustations on the lips and teeth of patients with prolonged fever
sordes sor·des (sôr’dēz)
A dark brown or blackish crustlike deposit on the lips, teeth, and gums of a person with dehydration resulting from a chronic debilitating disease.
adjective 1. morally ignoble or base; vile: sordid methods. 2. meanly selfish, self-seeking, or mercenary. 3. dirty or filthy. 4. squalid; wretchedly poor and run-down: sordid housing. adjective 1. dirty, foul, or squalid 2. degraded; vile; base: a sordid affair 3. selfish and grasping: sordid avarice
noun, plural sordini [sawr-dee-nee; Italian sawr-dee-nee] /sɔrˈdi ni; Italian sɔrˈdi ni/ (Show IPA). Music. 1. mute (def 10). noun (pl) -ni (-niː) 1. a mute for a stringed or brass musical instrument 2. any of the dampers that arrest the vibrations of piano strings 3. con sordino, con sordini, a musical direction to play with […]
noun 1. a flight or flock of mallards.
adjective, sorer, sorest. 1. physically painful or sensitive, as a wound, hurt, or diseased part: a sore arm. 2. suffering bodily pain from wounds, bruises, etc., as a person: He is sore because of all that exercise. 3. suffering mental pain; grieved, distressed, or sorrowful: to be sore at heart. 4. causing great mental pain, […]