from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An infection of the throat, often epidemic, caused by hemolytic streptococci and characterized by fever and inflammation of the tonsils.
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- n. An infection of the throat with streptococci.
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- n. an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
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