laryngospasm

noun
la·​ryn·​go·​spasm | \ lə-ˈriŋ-gə-ˌspaz-əm How to pronounce laryngospasm (audio) \

Medical Definition of laryngospasm

: spasmodic closure of the larynx — compare laryngismus stridulus

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“Laryngospasm.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/laryngospasm. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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