laryngismus stridulus

noun

lar·​yn·​gis·​mus stri·​du·​lus ˌlar-ən-ˈjiz-məs-ˈstrij-ə-ləs How to pronounce laryngismus stridulus (audio)
plural laryngismi striduli -ˌmī-ˈstrij-ə-ˌlī How to pronounce laryngismus stridulus (audio)
: a sudden spasm of the larynx that occurs in children especially in rickets and is marked by difficult breathing with prolonged noisy inspiration compare laryngospasm

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“Laryngismus stridulus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/laryngismus%20stridulus. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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