aphtha

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aphtha

(ˈæfθə)
n, pl -thae (-θiː)
1. (Pathology) a small ulceration on a mucous membrane, as in thrush, caused by a fungal infection
2. (Veterinary Science) vet science another name for foot-and-mouth disease
[C17: via Latin from Greek: mouth-sore, thrush]
ˈaphthous adj
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aph·tha

n. afta, úlcera pequeña que aparece como señal de infección en la mucosa oral.
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In our study, pruritus, pallor, xerosis, hyperpigmentation, ulcerative stomatitis and nail changes did not differ in two groups (P>0.
Most affected chicks had severe, locally extensive, ulcerative stomatitis with large amounts of exudate containing numerous bacteria; a smaller number had mild focal lesions with smaller amounts of exudate and bacteria.
She noted that the PAAF step was based on reports that Texas is now free from ulcerative stomatitis.