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- n. Deposits of dirt or bacteria on the body, discharges; bacterial deposits on the teeth or tongue.
- n. a small pterosaur that lived in the late Jurassic Period of the Mesozoic era
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Foul matter; excretion; dregs; filthy, useless, or rejected matter of any kind; specifically (Med.), the foul matter that collects on the teeth and tongue in low fevers and other conditions attended with great vital depression.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Filth; refuse; dregs; dross; specifically, in medicine, crusts which form upon the lips and teeth of persons suffering from extreme exhaustion, as in typhoid and other fevers.
From Latin sordes, related to sordere. (Wiktionary)
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