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Example sentences for canker

Citrus canker is a bacterial disease that causes lesions on the leaves, stems, and fruit of citrus trees.
Citrus canker is a highly contagious disease caused by a bacterium infecting only plants in the citrus family.
The purpose of this study is to examine how compounds produced in patients with canker sores affect wound healing.

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