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cynanche

(sə-năngkē, sī-)
n.
  1. Severe sore throat.
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Historical Examples of cynanche

  • 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

  • Cheyne makes a stand against the "confounding of croup and cynanche maligna under the name of diphtheritis."