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Related to Vincent's angina: noma
See trench mouth.
[After Jean Hyacinthe Vincent (1862-1950), French physician.]
Vincent's angina(ˈvɪnsənts) or
(Pathology) an ulcerative bacterial infection of the mouth, esp involving the throat and tonsils
[C20: named after J. H. Vincent (died 1950), French bacteriologist]
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|Noun||1.||Vincent's angina - an acute communicable infection of the respiratory tract and mouth marked by ulceration of the mucous membrane|
angina - any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain