Definition of globus hystericus in English:

globus hystericus

Line breaks: glo¦bus hys|ter¦icus
Pronunciation: /ˌgləʊbəs hɪˈstɛrɪkəs/

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[mass noun] Medicine
  • The sensation of a lump in the throat, as a symptom of anxiety or hysteria.


late 18th century: from Latin.

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