stomatitis

noun
sto·​ma·​ti·​tis | \ ˌstō-mə-ˈtī-təs How to pronounce stomatitis (audio) \
plural stomatitides\ ˌstō-​mə-​ˈti-​tə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce stomatitis (audio) \ or stomatitises\ ˌstō-​mə-​ˈtī-​tə-​səz How to pronounce stomatitis (audio) \

Definition of stomatitis

: any of numerous inflammatory diseases of the mouth

Examples of stomatitis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web COLLEGE STATION - Vesicular stomatitis, or VSV, is a virus endemic to the warmer regions of North, Central and South America. Texas A&m University, Houston Chronicle, "PET TALK: What to know about vesicular stomatitis," 13 July 2020

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First Known Use of stomatitis

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stomatitis

New Latin

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“Stomatitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stomatitis. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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stomatitis

noun
sto·​ma·​ti·​tis | \ ˌstō-mə-ˈtīt-əs How to pronounce stomatitis (audio) \
plural stomatitides\ -​ˈtit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce stomatitis (audio) \ or stomatitises\ -​ˈtīt-​ə-​səz How to pronounce stomatitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of stomatitis

: any of numerous inflammatory diseases of the mouth — see aphthous stomatitis, gangrenous stomatitis, mycotic stomatitis, vesicular stomatitis

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