pharyngitis

noun phar·yn·gi·tis \ ˌfer-ən-ˈjī-təs , ˌfa-rən- \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of pharyngitis

plural pharyngitides play \ˌfer-ən-ˈji-tə-ˌdēz, ˌfa-rən-\
: inflammation of the pharynx

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Origin and Etymology of pharyngitis

borrowed from New Latin, from pharyng-, pharynx pharynx + -itis -itis


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pharyngitis

noun phar·yn·gi·tis \ ˌfar-ən-ˈjīt-əs \

medical Definition of pharyngitis

plural pharyngitides play \-ˈjit-ə-ˌdēz\
: inflammation of the pharynx (as from bacterial infection)

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