Definition of laryngitis in English:

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laryngitis

Pronunciation: /ˌlarɪnˈdʒʌɪtɪs/

noun

[mass noun]
Inflammation of the larynx, typically resulting in huskiness or loss of the voice, harsh breathing, and a painful cough.
Example sentences
  • 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: /ˌlarɪnˈdʒɪtɪk/
adjective
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with laryngitis

appendicitis, arthritis, bronchitis, cellulitis, colitis, conjunctivitis, cystitis, dermatitis, encephalitis, gastroenteritis, gingivitis, hepatitis, lymphangitis, meningitis, nephritis, neuritis, osteoarthritis, pericarditis, peritonitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, tonsillitis

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Line breaks: laryn|gi¦tis

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