sore throat

noun
|Updated on: 14 Aug 2018

Definition of sore throat

: pain in the throat due to inflammation of the fauces and pharynx

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sore throat

noun

medical Definition of sore throat

: painful throat due to inflammation of the fauces and pharynx

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