Aphtha
Aphtha Aph"tha, n. [Sing. of {Aphth[ae]}.] (Med.) (a) One of the whitish specks called aphth[ae]. (b) The disease, also called thrush. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • aphtha — [af′thə] n. pl. aphthae [af′thē] 〚ModL < L aphthae (occurring only in pl.) < Gr aphtha (pl. aphthai), eruption, thrush < haptein, to inflame〛 a small, white spot or pustule, caused by either viral or fungal infections, that appears in the mouth,… …   Universalium

  • aphtha — [af′thə] n. pl. aphthae [af′thē] [ModL < L aphthae (occurring only in pl.) < Gr aphtha (pl. aphthai), eruption, thrush < haptein, to inflame] a small, white spot or pustule, caused by either viral or fungal infections, that appears in… …   English World dictionary

  • aphtha —   n. (pl. ae ) small white spot or small ulceration on mucous membrane, etc. in humans or animals; disease associated with aphthae, such as thrush.    ♦ aphthic, a.    ♦ aphthous, a., pertaining to aphtha;    ♦ aphthous fever, foot and mouth… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • aphtha — noun thrush (the disease) …   Wiktionary

  • aphtha — 1. In the singular, a small ulcer on a mucous membrane. 2. In the plural, stomatitis charactized by intermittent episodes of painful oral ulcers of unknown etiology that are covered by gray exudate, are surrounded by an erythematous halo …   Medical dictionary

  • aphtha — n. infection of the mouth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aphtha — (G). An eruption, ulcer …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • aphtha — aph·tha …   English syllables

  • aphtha — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Афта (Aphtha, Множ. Aphthae) — небольшое изъязвление (единичное или множественное) полости рта в виде белых или красных пятнышек. Причина их появления неизвестна, устраняются с помощью паллиативного лечения. Афтозный (aphthous). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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