sordes

noun

sor·​des ˈsȯr-(ˌ)dēz How to pronounce sordes (audio)
plural sordes
: the crusts that collect on the teeth and lips in debilitating diseases with protracted low fever

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“Sordes.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sordes. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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