laryngismus stridulus

[ strījə-ləs, strĭjə- ]

n.

A spasmodic closure of the glottis that lasts a few seconds and is followed by noisy inspiration.pseudocroup

Nearby words

  1. lum-hat,
  2. luma,
  3. lumb-,
  4. lumbaginous,
  5. lumbago,
  6. lumbar artery,
  7. lumbar flexure,
  8. lumbar ganglion,
  9. lumbar hernia,
  10. lumbar iliocostal muscle


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