laryngismus

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laryngismus lar·yn·gis·mus (lār'ĭn-jĭz'məs)
n.
Spasmodic narrowing or closure of the rima glottidis.

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laryngismus

noun
laryngeal spasm caused by the sudden contraction of laryngeal muscles 
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