aphtha


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aphtha

[‚af·thə]
(medicine)
White, painful oral ulcer of unknown cause.
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Ross consulted his Webster and found ten more in the second edition: ANDHRA the southeastern part of India ANNWFU in Welsh tradition, a sea-girt revolving castle APHTHA specks or flakes caused by parasitic fungi growing in the mouth ARCHLY in an arch manner ELTCHI variant of elchee, an ambassador or envoy ENGHLE obsolete spelling of ingle ERTHLY reformed spelling of earthly ISTHME obsolete variant of isthmus ISTHMI plural of isthmus ITZTLI variant of iztle, a kind of obsidian