la·​ryn·​go·​tra·​cheo·​bron·​chi·​tis -ˌtrā-kē-ō-brän-ˈkīt-əs, -bräŋ- How to pronounce laryngotracheobronchitis (audio)
plural laryngotracheobronchitides -ˈkit-ə-ˌdēz How to pronounce laryngotracheobronchitis (audio)
: inflammation of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi
specifically : an acute severe infection of these parts marked by swelling of the tissues and excessive secretion of mucus leading to more or less complete obstruction of the respiratory passages

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“Laryngotracheobronchitis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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