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English definition of “pharyngitis”

pharyngitis

noun [U]     /ˌfær.ɪnˈdʒaɪ.tɪs/ US  /ˌfer.ɪnˈdʒaɪ.t̬ɪs/ specialized
pain and swelling in the pharynx , often with a slighdomt fever , usually caused by infection by a virus Respiratory disorders
(Definition of pharyngitis noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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