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Vincent's angina

Syllabification: Vin·cent's an·gi·na

Definition of Vincent's angina in English:

noun

A painful ulcerative condition of the inside of the mouth or of the gums, associated with trench mouth.
Example sentences
  • Oral cavity conditions that can produce halitosis are dentures, chronic periodontal disease, coated tongue and Vincent's angina.
  • He was much better in the morning and a throat swab demonstrated that the Vincent's angina had disappeared.
  • Had a case been only Vincent's angina one would not have expected pharyngeal paralysis to develop, but in most cases, whether they received N.A.B. or not, it did.

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