- Characterized by or relating to aphthae or aphthosis.
* * *aph·thous 'af-thəs, 'ap- adj of, relating to, or characterized by aphthae <\aphthous lesions>
* * *aph·thous (afґthəs) pertaining to, characterized by, or affected with aphthae.
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