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aphtha

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἄφθα "mouth ulcer."

NounEdit

aphtha (countable and uncountable, plural aphthae)

  1. (pathology) candidiasis, oral thrush, thrush (fungal infection of the mucous membranes of the mouth caused by any species of yeast from the genus Candida)
  2. An oral ulcer, disregarding the cause.
  3. (veterinary medicine) foot-and-mouth disease

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