[ sə-năng′kē, sī- ]
Severe sore throat.
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Examples from the Web for cynanche
Cheyne makes a stand against the "confounding of croup and cynanche maligna under the name of diphtheritis."
In my own practice, I can record seven cases of cynanche tonsillaris which were thus relieved in the course of a few hours.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen