pharyngitis

noun
phar·​yn·​gi·​tis | \ ˌfer-ən-ˈjī-təs How to pronounce pharyngitis (audio) , ˌfa-rən-\
plural pharyngitides\ ˌfer-​ən-​ˈji-​tə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce pharyngitides (audio) , ˌfa-​rən-​ \

Definition of pharyngitis

: inflammation of the pharynx

First Known Use of pharyngitis

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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 How to pronounce pharyngitis (audio) \
plural pharyngitides\ -​ˈjit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce pharyngitides (audio) \

Medical Definition of pharyngitis

: inflammation of the pharynx (as from bacterial infection)

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