fusospirochetal gingivitis n.
See trench mouth.
fusospirochetal fu·so·spi·ro·chet·al (fyōō’zō-spī’rə-kēt’l) adj. Of, relating to, or caused by the association of fusiform bacteria and spirochetes.
[fuhs] /fʌs/ noun 1. an excessive display of anxious attention or activity; needless or useless bustle: They made a fuss over the new baby. 2. an argument or noisy dispute: They had a fuss about who should wash dishes. 3. a complaint or protest, especially about something relatively unimportant. verb (used without object) 4. to […]
noun 1. an excessively elaborate or pretentious display; ostentation. Needless commotion and display, as in There was so much fuss and feathers over the award ceremony that I decided not to attend. This expression probably survives because of its appealing alliteration. [ Mid-1800s ]
[fuhs-boks] /ˈfʌsˌbɒks/ noun, South Atlantic States. 1. a fussbudget.