from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Inflammation of the pharynx.

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  • n. Inflammation of the pharynx.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Inflammation of the pharynx.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the pharynx.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. inflammation of the fauces and pharynx


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