- inflammation of the larynx, often with accompanying sore throat, hoarseness or loss of voice, and dry cough.
Origin of laryngitis
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Examples from the Web for laryngitis
In pharyngitis and laryngitis when associated with exanthemata.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Laryngitis will be indicated by pain referred to the larynx.
Some degree of laryngitis is an accompaniment of all cases of measles.
Miss Charity has laryngitis and Miss Hope a very heavy cold.Betty Gordon in the Land of Oil
Alice B. Emerson
Her heart was broken, and she died soon after of laryngitis.The King of Schnorrers
- inflammation of the larynx
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Word Origin and History for laryngitis
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- Inflammation of the larynx.
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- Inflammation of the larynx, usually caused by a virus and characterized by hoarseness.
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