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stridor

Saltos de línea: stri|dor
Pronunciación: /ˈstrʌɪdə
 
/

Definición de stridor en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1A harsh or grating sound: the engines' stridor increased
1.1 Medicine A harsh vibrating noise when breathing, caused by obstruction of the windpipe or larynx.
Example sentences
  • In the emergency room she had labored breathing and stridor.
  • On physical examination, the patient had no stridor, respiratory distress, or cervical lymphadenopathy.
  • On examination, she was noted to be sitting upright and breathing without tachypnea, retractions or stridor.

Origen

mid 17th century: from Latin, from stridere 'to creak'.

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