Vincent's angina

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Vin·cent's angina | \ ˈvin(t)-sən(t)s- , (ˌ)vaⁿ-ˈsäⁿz- \

Definition of Vincent's angina 

: Vincent's infection in which the ulceration has spread to surrounding tissues (as of the pharynx and tonsils)

called also trench mouth

First Known Use of Vincent's angina

circa 1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Vincent's angina

Jean Hyacinthe Vincent †1950 French bacteriologist

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Vincent's angina

noun
Vin·cent's angina | \ ˌvin(t)-sən(t)s- , (ˌ)vaⁿ-ˌsäⁿz- \

Medical Definition of Vincent's angina 

: acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis in which the ulceration has spread to surrounding tissues (as of the pharynx and tonsils)

called also trench mouth

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