Nombre genérico dado a todas las inflamaciones de la mucosa de la boca.

   <(F.): Stomatite: nom générique des inflammations de la muqueuse buccale.

   <(In.): Stomatitis: inflammation of the mucous lining of any of the structures in the mouth, which may involve the cheeks, gums, tongue, lips, and roof or floor of the mouth. The word "stomatitis" literally means inflammation of the mouth. The inflammation can be caused by conditions in the mouth itself, such as poor oral hygiene, poorly fitted dentures, or from mouth burns from hot food or drinks, or by conditions that affect the entire body, such as medications, allergic reactions, or infections.