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Related to Vincent's infection: Vincent angina, Vincent's disease, necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, ANUG
Vincent's infection:see trench mouthtrench mouth,
common term for Vincent's infection, an ulcerative membranous infection of the gums and mouth, by noncontagious infection, associated with a fusiform bacillus and a spirochete.
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Vincent's infection[′vin·səns in‚fek·shən]
A noncontagious bacterial infection of the oral mucosa characterized by ulceration and formation of a gray pseudomembrane; caused by certain fusiform bacteria and spirochetes; formerly known as Vincent's angina. Also known as fusospirochetosis; Plaut-Vincent's infection; trench mouth; ulcerative gingivitis.