Definition of Laryngitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the larynx; characterized by hoarseness or loss of voice and coughing.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Laryngitis

1. n. Inflammation of the larynx.

Definition of Laryngitis

1. Noun. An inflammation of the larynx, typically resulting in hoarseness. ¹

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Definition of Laryngitis

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Medical Definition of Laryngitis

1. Inflammation of the larynx, a condition attended with dryness and soreness of the throat, hoarseness, cough and dysphagia. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laryngitis

laryngeal vein
laryngeal veins
laryngeal ventricle
laryngeal vertigo
laryngeals
laryngean
laryngectomee
laryngectomees
laryngectomies
laryngectomized
laryngectomy
larynges
laryngismus
laryngismus stridulus
laryngitic
laryngitis (current term)
laryngitis stridulosa
laryngitises
laryngo-
laryngocele
laryngofissure
laryngograph
laryngographic
laryngographs
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laryngological
laryngologies
laryngologist
laryngologists
laryngology

Literary usage of Laryngitis

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1. The Diseases of Infancy and Childhood: For the Use of Students and by Luther Emmett Holt (1907)
"Occasionally for a week or more the symptoms are precisely like those of catarrhal laryngitis of moderate severity—hoarseness, laryngeal cough, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Diseases of Infancy and Childhood by Job Lewis Smith (1890)
"Acute catarrhal laryngitis occur* at all apes, but it is so common in infancy and childhood that it is proper to treat of it in a work relating to the -es ..."

3. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders, John Herr Musser (1917)
"Wright attributes laryngitis sicca to the coccus of Löwenburg. ... Catarrhal laryngitis has for its chief direct causes traumatism, exposure to cold and ..."

4. Medical Diagnosis: With Special Reference to Practical Medicine; a Guide to by Jacob Mendes Da Costa (1900)
"Chronic laryngitis.—Alteration of the voice, cough, and an uneasy feeling in the larynx are the main symptoms. The cough is at first dry, but when of any ..."

5. A Text-book of medicine for students and practitioners by Adolf von Strümpell, Frederick Cheever Shattuck (1886)
"In severe eases of acute laryngitis, with evident symptoms of stenosis, ... These means are entirely sufficient for the treatment of acute laryngitis. ..."

6. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen (1885)
"Opening the Windpipe in Membranous laryngitis,—By membranous laryngitis is meant any form of ... To all these cases the terra membranous laryngitis may be ..."

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