sordes

noun
sor·des | \ˈsȯr-(ˌ)dēz \
plural sordes

Medical Definition of sordes 

: the crusts that collect on the teeth and lips in debilitating diseases with protracted low fever

Learn More about sordes

Dictionary Entries near sordes

sorbitan

sorbitol

sorbose

sordes

sore

sorehead

sore mouth

Comments on sordes

What made you want to look up sordes? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

one that holds something together

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!