nasopharyngitis

noun
na·​so·​phar·​yn·​gi·​tis | \ -ˌfar-ən-ˈjīt-əs How to pronounce nasopharyngitis (audio) \
plural nasopharyngitides\ -​ˈjit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce nasopharyngitides (audio) \

Medical Definition of nasopharyngitis

: inflammation of the nose and pharynx

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“Nasopharyngitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nasopharyngitis. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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