Definition of enanthema in English:

enanthema

noun

Medicine
  • An ulcer or eruption occurring on a mucus-secreting surface such as the inside of the mouth.

    ‘An enanthema may be noted, and vesicles may evolve to shallow erosions, primarily on the palate.’

Origin

Mid 19th century from en-‘within’ + a shortened form of exanthema.

Pronunciation

enanthema

/ˌɛnənˈθiːmə/