cancrum

cancrum

 [kang´krum] (L.)
cancrum o´ris see noma.
cancrum puden´di see noma.

can·crum

, pl.

can·cra

(kang'krŭm, -kră),
A gangrenous, ulcerative, inflammatory lesion.
[Mod. L., fr. L. cancer, crab]

cancrum

/can·crum/ (kang´krum) [L.] canker.
cancrum o´ris  see noma.
cancrum puden´di  see noma.

cancrum

[kang′krəm]
a gangrenous, ulcerative, inflammatory lesion. Cancrum nasi is a gangrenous, ulcerative condition often associated with rhinitis in children.

can·crum

, pl. cancra (kang'krŭm, -kră)
A gangrenous, ulcerative, inflammatory lesion.
[Mod. L., fr. L. cancer, crab]

can·crum

, pl. cancra (kang'krŭm, -kră)
A gangrenous, ulcerative, inflammatory lesion.
[Mod. L., fr. L. cancer, crab]
References in periodicals archive ?
Acta Unio Internationalis Contra Cancrum 9:531-541.
NOMA: Noma, also known as cancrum oris, is a dangerous condition that starts in the mouth as benign oral lesion, and rapidly destroys both soft and hard tissues of the mouth and face.
He did whatever he could for the sad victims of cancrum oris, a condition caused by infection that caved in children's faces.