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laryngotracheobronchitis

noun la·ryn·go·tra·cheo·bron·chi·tis \ -ˌtrā-kē-ō-brän-ˈkīt-əs, -bräŋ- \

medical Definition of laryngotracheobronchitis

plural laryngotracheobronchitides play \-ˈkit-ə-ˌdēz\
: 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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