Definition of enanthema in English:

enanthema

Line breaks: en¦an|thema
Pronunciation: /ˌɛnənˈθiːmə
 
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noun

Medicine
An ulcer or eruption occurring on a mucus-secreting surface such as the inside of the mouth.
More example sentences
  • An enanthema may be noted, and vesicles may evolve to shallow erosions, primarily on the palate.

Origin

mid 19th century: from en-2 'within' + a shortened form of exanthema.

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