Medical Dictionary

supraglottitis

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

medical Definition of supraglottitis

: 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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