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pharyngitis

Line breaks: pha¦ryn|gitis
Pronunciation: /ˌfarɪŋˈdʒʌɪtɪs
 
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Definition of pharyngitis in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the pharynx, causing a sore throat.
Example sentences
  • As in streptococcal pharyngitis, acute rheumatic fever and poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis most often occur in children.
  • Group A streptococci are the most important human pathogens causing acute pyogenic infections such as pharyngitis and pyoderma.
  • The great majority of cases begin as a tonsillitis or pharyngitis with occasional cases associated with mastoiditis, otitis media, parotitis, sinusitis and dental infections.

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