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pharyngitis (n.)

"inflammation of the mucous membrane of the pharynx," 1824, from stem of pharynx + -itis "inflammation."

updated on May 16, 2020

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Definitions of pharyngitis from WordNet

pharyngitis (n.)
inflammation of the fauces and pharynx;
Synonyms: sore throat / raw throat
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