characterized by ulceration and a membranous exudation.
u. stomatitis the gums are inflamed and bleed easily, ulcers develop and there are pseudomembranes over necrotic areas of gingival mucosa. Slimy brown, smelly saliva drools from the mouth and stains the forelimbs.
Copyright: Blood DC, Studdert VP, 1999. Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary, 2nd Edition. London, UK: WB Saunders.
Date of entry: 19/02/2009