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laryngismus stridulus

noun lar·yn·gis·mus stri·du·lus \ ˌlar-ən-ˈjiz-məs-ˈstrij-ə-ləs \

medical Definition of laryngismus stridulus

plural laryngismi striduli play \-ˌmī-ˈstrij-ə-ˌlī\
: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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