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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Aphthae" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Aphthae
Aphthous stomatitis (also termed recurrent aphthous stomatitis, recurring oral aphthae or recurrent aphthous ulceration; from Greek: ἄφθα aphtha, "mouth ulcer") is a common condition characterized by the repeated formation of benign and non-contagious mouth ulcers (aphthae) in otherwise healthy individuals. The informal term canker sores is also used, mainly in North America. - See link

 

Aphthae in Spanish is Afta
Un afta (del griego antiguo ἄφθαι, aphtai, "quemaduras") es una úlcera superficial, pequeña, redondeada, blanquecina y con borde rojo bien delimitado; de origen desconocido, que aparece durante el curso de ciertas enfermedades. Suele ser recurrente.1 Se forma en la mucosa de la boca o de otras partes del tubo digestivo, o en la mucosa genital; como la presentación más habitual es la orofaríngea, se usa con frecuencia en un sentido más restringido, referido tan solo al afta bucal.2 - See link

 

More information about Aphthae in other websites
Definition of Aphthae in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Aphthae in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Aphthae - See link.
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