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noun her·pan·gi·na \ˌhər-ˌpan-ˈjī-nə, ˌhər-ˈpan-jə-nə\

Medical Definition of herpangina

  1. :  a contagious disease of children characterized by fever, headache, and a vesicular eruption in the throat and caused by any of numerous Coxsackieviruses and echoviruses

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