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 laryngismi striduli (audio) \

Medical Definition of laryngismus stridulus

: 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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/laryngismus%20stridulus. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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