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sordes

/ ˈsɔːdiːz /

plural noun

  1. med dark incrustations on the lips and teeth of patients with prolonged fever


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Word History and Origins

Origin of sordes1

C18: from Latin sordēs filth
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Example Sentences

Masochismus Larvatus est species hujus degenerationis in qua sordes physicae sordibus adduntur moralibus.

Nec tamen utrique simul ante quinquienniuin sordes de domo Dei propulsare prævaluerunt.

The odour must not be mistaken for that due to decomposition of sordes on the teeth and gums of a debilitated patient.

The lips and teeth are in bad cases encrusted with sordes, and the former are dry and cracked, and bleed readily when picked.

Sordes collect about the teeth and lips, and the surface exhales a peculiar odor.

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