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laryngismus stridulus

laryngismus stridulus in Medicine

laryngismus stridulus laryngismus stri·du·lus (strī'jə-ləs, strĭj'ə-)
n.
A spasmodic closure of the glottis that lasts a few seconds and is followed by noisy inspiration. Also called pseudocroup.

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