Pronunciation: (myoo-koh-SY-tis)

A complication of some cancer therapies in which the lining of the digestive system becomes inflamed. Often seen as sores in the mouth.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Oral Complications of Chemotherapy and Head/Neck RadiationComplicaciones orales de la quimioterapia y la radioterapia a la cabeza y el cuello