Definition of laryngitis in English:

laryngitis

Syllabification: lar·yn·gi·tis
Pronunciation: /ˌlarənˈjītis
 
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noun

  • Inflammation of the larynx, typically resulting in huskiness or loss of the voice, harsh breathing, and a painful cough.
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    • It can cause a variety of problems, including pneumonia, pharyngitis, laryngitis, ear infections, and a prolonged cough.
    • An early report in the Journal of the American Medical Association recommended diamorphine for the treatment of bronchitis, pneumonia, whooping cough, laryngitis, and hay fever.
    • They are responsible not just for coughing and sniffling, but also for sore throat, croup, pharyngitis, laryngitis and bronchitis.

Derivatives

laryngitic

Pronunciation: /-ˈjitik/
adjective
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  • Bastari emerged from its fusty bin-bag wheezing like a 40-a-day man, and a squeeze of its bellows revealed a strange and alarming laryngitic condition.
  • This light-hearted laryngitic theme continues throughout the ad.

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