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tonsillitis

Line breaks: ton¦sil|litis
Pronunciation: /tɒnsɪˈlʌɪtɪs
 
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Definition of tonsillitis in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Inflammation of the tonsils.
Example sentences
  • She was diagnosed with liver damage almost a year ago, and has also suffered from extreme tiredness and a series of illnesses including chicken pox, tonsillitis, flu and glandular fever.
  • A two-year-old child with acute tonsillitis and otitis media had been infected by his babysitter.
  • She is otherwise of good health and had no history of recurrent tonsillitis or diabetes mellitus.

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