pharyngitis

Definitions of pharyngitis
  1. noun
    inflammation of the fauces and pharynx
    synonyms: raw throat, sore throat
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    types:
    septic sore throat, strep throat, streptococcal sore throat, streptococcus tonsilitis, throat infection
    an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
    type of:
    inflammatory disease
    a disease characterized by inflammation
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