laryngitis

laryngitis

[lar-uhn-jahy-tis]
noun Pathology.
inflammation of the larynx, often with accompanying sore throat, hoarseness or loss of voice, and dry cough.

Origin:
1815–25; laryng- + -itis

laryngitic [lar-uhn-jit-ik] , adjective
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laryngitis (ˌlærɪnˈdʒaɪtɪs)
 
n
inflammation of the larynx
 
laryngitic
 
adj

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laryngitis
1822, Medical L., from comb. form of larynx (q.v.) + -itis.
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laryngitis lar·yn·gi·tis (lār'ĭn-jī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the larynx.


lar'yn·git'ic (-jĭt'ĭk) adj.
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laryngitis   (lār'ĭn-jī'tĭs)  Pronunciation Key 
Inflammation of the larynx, usually caused by a virus and characterized by hoarseness.
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