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trench mouth

A bacterial infection in which the gums and throat are inflamed and prone to ulcers. Also known as "necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis," the illness is called "trench mouth" because it commonly affected soldiers in the trenches during World War I. I just saw a patient with a terrible case of trench mouth.
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The exhibit, which starts with a whimsical, travel-theme display in the mall's atrium, shows several mannequins in trench coats and carrying rucksacks from the current 'tropical gabardine' collection.
We took up our position in a trench which was about two hundred and fifty yards in front and to the left of the Hindenburg Trench which had just been taken.
I have always been interested in the history and medicine of the First World War and I chose this subject, along with trench fever and trench nephritis, for my PhD.
Follow these tips to create new looks featuring your fabulous trench coat.
For over 30 years, Trench Shore Rentals has been offering a wide variety of trench shoring equipment and supplies for rent or purchase.
poster - a resource for construction workplaces informing workers what steps must be taken to ensure trench safety, along with the warning "An Unprotected Trench is an Early Grave.
Trench fever, the first clinical manifestation attributed to Bartonella quintana, affected an estimated > 1 million people during World War I (1,2).
Other construction workers dug into the collapsed trench with shovels, but by the time they unearthed the buried man's face from under about 3 feet of dirt it was too late to save him.
In the extension, in still fallow land, the trench brought the viewer's gaze to ground level and outlined a sinuous and erratic course.
Wood shoring and wood cross braces can make a trench safe, but only if the wood meets the strength requirements outlined by OSHA.
The Japan Marine Science and Technology Center (JAMSTEC) in Yokosuka plans to send the unmanned ROV Kaiko--meaning "trench" in Japanese -- to the bottom of the Mariana Trench as well.
A 95 meter length of trench 06TR-06 returned highly anomalous values up to 2.
THE Company Commander informed me that the Company would leave the trench at dusk and get out as far as they could and lie down, and at a given time our trench-mortars and artillery who would still be putting up a barrage on the enemy's wire and trenches would cease bombarding.
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The coolest way to wear the trench is short - on the knee or above - and casually.