from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See trench mouth.
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- n. Alternative term for acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
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- n. an acute communicable infection of the respiratory tract and mouth marked by ulceration of the mucous membrane
After Jean Hyacinthe Vincent (1862-1950), French physician.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)