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aphthae in Medicine


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  1. Canker sores.
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Examples from the Web for aphthae

Historical Examples

  • It was attended by an affection of the throat and mouth—an angina with aphthae or thrush of the palate.

    A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)</p>

    Charles Creighton

  • Sometimes the bowel became gangrenous, while aphthae would appear in the mouth and fauces.

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