Definition of enanthema in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌenanˈTHēmə/


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


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

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Syllabification: en·an·the·ma

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