inflammation of the larynx, often with accompanying sore throat, hoarseness or loss of voice, and dry cough.
Origin of laryngitis
Related formslar·yn·git·ic [lar-uh n-jit-ik] /ˌlær ənˈdʒɪt ɪk/, adjective
First recorded in 1815–25; laryng-
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Derived Formslaryngitic (ˌlærɪnˈdʒɪtɪk), adjective
inflammation of the larynx
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Word Origin and History for laryngitis
1822, Medical Latin, from comb. form of larynx (q.v.) + -itis.
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Related formslar′yn•git′ic (-jĭt′ĭk) adj.
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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