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 for Aphthae
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aphthae \Aph"th[ae]\, n. pl. [L., fr. Gr. ? (mostly in pl. ?,
     Hipp.) an eruption, thrush, fr. ? to set on fire, inflame.]
     (Med.)
     Roundish pearl-colored specks or flakes in the mouth, on the
     lips, etc., terminating in white sloughs. They are commonly
     characteristic of thrush.
     [1913 Webster]

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