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pharyngitis

[far-in-jahy-tis] /ˌfær ɪnˈdʒaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of the mucous membrane of the pharynx; sore throat.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; pharyng- + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for pharyngitis

pharyngitis

/ˌfærɪnˈdʒaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the pharynx
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Word Origin and History for pharyngitis
n.

1824, from stem of pharynx + -itis.

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pharyngitis in Medicine

pharyngitis phar·yn·gi·tis (fār'ĭn-jī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the pharynx.


phar'yn·git'ic (-jĭt'ĭk) adj.
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pharyngitis in Science
pharyngitis
  (fār'ĭn-jī'tĭs)   
Inflammation of the pharynx, often a result of viral or bacterial infection, especially streptococcal bacteria. See also strep throat.
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