cancrum oris

noun
can·​crum oris | \ ˌkaŋ-krəm-ˈōr-əs, -ˈȯr-, -ˈär- How to pronounce cancrum oris (audio) \
plural cancra oris\ -​krə-​ How to pronounce cancra oris (audio) \

Medical Definition of cancrum oris

: noma of the oral tissues

called also gangrenous stomatitis

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“Cancrum oris.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cancrum%20oris. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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