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pharyngitis

noun [U] uk   /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
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