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1Medicina(especialmente en la boca) úlcera femeninobefore noun canker sore — (with masculine article in the singular) afta femenino
- When my husband was a little boy, the doctor told his mom he had a canker sore.
- Once it does, the canker sore may swell and burst in about a day.
- Most villagers show symptoms such as skin cankers as a result of breathing the poisonous air or drinking the polluted water over a long period.
- If your child's doctor prescribes a medicine that should be applied directly to the canker sore, first dry the area with a tissue.
- This means that you swish the medicine around in your mouth, especially around your canker sore, for a few minutes before swallowing it.
- Call your doctor if your child's canker sore gets worse.
- Removal of bark over the canker reveals a sharply defined region of darkened or discolored wood bordered by white, healthy wood.
- In the first stage, 8,000 trees are being treated with a copper spray, to contain the canker when trees are chopped down and burnt.
- As the infection progresses, trees undergo twig and branch dieback and develop stem cankers, which results in tree-death.
- He visits other chestnut trees, too, packing mud on their cankers and clipping flowers for use in breeding programs.
- But chief health officer Chris Adriaansen says states want trees in the quarantine area at Emerald individually inspected for canker.
- Trees appear to resist bacterial canker but are very susceptible to fire blight.
- Punching holes around each canker, Cummings Carlson's team inoculated the tree with a slurry of hypovirulent fungus.
- In dry edible beans, anthracnose causes unsightly cankers on plant stems, pods, and seeds.
- Activity in the citrus orchards of central Queensland has ground to a halt as the state calls for help to deal with the mammoth task of inspecting trees for the disease canker.
- It pays to be on the lookout for apple scab, canker and mildew, tackling any problems before they become deeply ingrained and hard to treat.
- Anti-intellectualism is a hideous canker in our society, but it feeds on needless pretension and superiority.
- Yet it is impossible not to recognise in the modern game an additional and growing canker that has attached itself to all the old familiar forms of dubious behaviour.
- The problem is the blind smugness of a society, and a political class, that see teenage violence simultaneously as a canker and an abstraction.
- For politicians, the overstayer issue is a bit of a canker.
- ‘The frenzied addiction to art,’ wrote Baudelaire, is a canker that devours.
- Now the big question is how to curb the canker of corruption and restore much needed probity in public life.
- It is quite a remarkable thing for a novelist to name the canker that makes for human rottenness, especially since James does it with such fine literary craft and such acute theological discernment.
- His hurt never diminished and remained as a canker that ate away at him as he grew older.
- There is a certain pathological view about corruption, about the entire organ being diseased, about a canker in national character, a view which has no basis in facts.
- As music lovers might we not more frequently draw attention to this noise canker in our society?
- ‘That is the canker in the heart of the Conservative Party and that is what sparked the trouble,’ he said
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