angina limited chiefly to the tonsils, caused by Vincent microorganisms (bacillus and spirillum).
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Vin·cent ton·sil·li·tis(van[h]-sawn[h]' ton'si-lī'tis)
Angina limited chiefly to the tonsils, caused by Vincent organisms (bacillus and spirillum).
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Vincent,Henri, French physician, 1862-1950.
Vincent angina - an ulcerative infection of the oral soft tissues, including the tonsils and pharynx, caused by fusiform and spirochetal organisms.
Vincent disease - Synonym(s): necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
Vincent spirillum - the spirillum or spirochete found in association with Vincent bacillus.
Vincent tonsillitis - angina limited chiefly to the tonsils, caused by Vincent organisms (bacillus and spirillum).
Vincent white mycetoma - mycetoma caused by Actinomadura madurae and occurring in North Africa, India, Argentina, and Cuba.
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