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/