aphthosis

noun
aph·​tho·​sis | \ af-ˈthō-səs How to pronounce aphthosis (audio) \
plural aphthoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce aphthosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of aphthosis

: a condition characterized by the formation of aphthae

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“Aphthosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aphthosis. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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