pl. aphthae [Gr. aphtha, small ulcer]
A small ulcer on a mucous membrane of the mouth, as in thrush.
aphthic (-thik), adj.
SEE: Bednar aphthae
A lesion formed beneath the tongue and accompanied by severe constitutional symptoms.
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