Medical Dictionary

cancrum oris

noun can·crum oris
\ˌkaŋ-krəm-ˈōr-əs, -ˈr-, -ˈär-\
plural can·cra oris \-krə-\

Medical Definition of CANCRUM ORIS

:  noma of the oral tissues—called also gangrenous stomatitis


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