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stomatitis

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noun sto·ma·ti·tis \ˌstō-mə-ˈtī-təs\

Definition of stomatitis

plural sto·ma·tit·i·desplay \-ˈti-tə-ˌdēz\ or sto·ma·ti·tis·esplay play \-ˈtī-tə-səz\

  1. :  any of numerous inflammatory diseases of the mouth



Origin of stomatitis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1842


Medical Dictionary

stomatitis

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noun sto·ma·ti·tis \ˌstō-mə-ˈtīt-əs\

Medical Definition of stomatitis

plural sto·ma·tit·i·des \-ˈtit-ə-ˌdēz\play or sto·ma·ti·tis·es \-ˈtīt-ə-səz\play

  1. :  any of numerous inflammatory diseases of the mouth having various causes (as mechanical trauma, allergy, vitamin deficiency, or infection) <erosive stomatitis>




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