- inflammation of the mouth.
Origin of stomatitis
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Stomatitis, or inflammation of the mouth, Inflammatory lesions.
When these subside, the stomatitis soon ceases; when they are irremediable, the stomatitis remains incurable.
Several varieties of stomatitis occur, sufficiently characteristic to require separate description: viz.
Should the stomatitis be due to dentition, the affected gums will be swollen, hot, and painful.
Stomatitis occurs idiopathically, deuteropathically, and traumatically.
- inflammation of the mouth
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Word Origin and History for stomatitis
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- Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth.
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