epiglottitis

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epiglottitis ep·i·glot·ti·tis (ěp'ĭ-glŏ-tī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the epiglottis.


ep·i·glot·ti·di·tis (-glŏt'i-dī'tĭs)
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epiglottitis

noun
inflammation of the epiglottis; characterized by fever and a severe sore throat and difficulty in swallowing 
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