sialometaplasia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sialo- +‎ metaplasia

Noun[edit]

sialometaplasia ‎(countable and uncountable, plural sialometaplasias)

  1. (medicine) A benign ulcerative lesion found mostly on the posterior hard palate, caused by a necrosis of minor salivary glands due to trauma.