Canker Sores: Definition & Causes


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Which of the following is a term that describes canker sores?

I. Aphthous ulcers

II. Recurrent aphthous stomatitis

III. Peptic ulcers

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1. Which of the following is true?

2. Canker sores usually appear as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is the medical term for canker sores and what's true about them? These are the types of facts you'll need to know in order to successfully complete this quiz/worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To correctly answer the questions on this quiz, you will need to:

  • Identify the medical term for canker sore
  • Recognize a true statement about canker sores
  • Describe the appearance of a canker sore
  • Note the cause of canker sores
  • List triggers for canker sores

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what canker sores look like
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding triggers for and the cause of canker sores
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to supply the medical term for canker sore

Additional Learning

If you're looking for more information about this subject, you can use the lesson titled, Canker Sores: Definition & Causes. The lesson contains the following details:

  • How long canker sores can last
  • The medical term for recurrent canker sores
  • What the word stomatitis means