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Sordes

sordes

(Science: dentistry) foul matter; excretion; dregs; filthy, useless, or rejected matter of any kind; specifically, the foul matter that collects on the teeth and tongue in low fevers and other conditions attended with great vital depression.

Origin: L, fr. Sordere to be dirty or foul.


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