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laryngitis

[ lar-uhn-jahy-tis ]
/ ˌlær ənˈdʒaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.
inflammation of the larynx, often with accompanying sore throat, hoarseness or loss of voice, and dry cough.

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Origin of laryngitis

First recorded in 1815–25; laryng- + -itis

OTHER WORDS FROM laryngitis

lar·yn·git·ic [lar-uhn-jit-ik], /ˌlær ənˈdʒɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for laryngitis

laryngitis
/ (ˌlærɪnˈdʒaɪtɪs) /

noun
inflammation of the larynx

Derived forms of laryngitis

laryngitic (ˌlærɪnˈdʒɪtɪk), adjective
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Scientific definitions for laryngitis

laryngitis
[ lăr′ĭn-jītĭs ]

Inflammation of the larynx, usually caused by a virus and characterized by hoarseness.
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