Medical Dictionary

supraglottitis

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noun su·pra·glot·ti·tis \-(ˌ)glä-ˈtīt-əs\

Medical Definition of supraglottitis

  1. :  epiglottitis that is not confined to the epiglottis but that extends to other structures (as the pharynx, uvula, base of the tongue, aryepiglottic folds, or false vocal cords)


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