Definition of stomatitis in English:

stomatitis

Syllabification: sto·ma·ti·tis
Pronunciation: /ˌstōməˈtītis
 
/

noun

Medicine
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth.
More example sentences
  • It works, but, like many chemotherapeutic agents, it causes serious side effects, including neutropenia, alopecia, diarrhoea, stomatitis, sickness, and hand-foot syndrome.
  • Other childhood infections such as herpetic stomatitis, exanthema subitum, and chickenpox also seemed protective.
  • Gingival ulceration in herpetic stomatitis is common and is associated with mouth ulcers elsewhere and fever

Origin

mid 19th century: modern Latin, from stoma, stomat- 'mouth' + -itis.

More definitions of stomatitis

Definition of stomatitis in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day setose
Pronunciation: ˈsēˌtōs
adjective
bearing bristles or setae; bristly