Medical Dictionary

aphthous stomatitis

noun

Medical Definition of aphthous stomatitis

  1. :  a very common disorder of the oral mucosa that is characterized by the formation of canker sores on movable mucous membranes and that has a multiple etiology but is not caused by the virus causing herpes simplex


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