[lar-uh n-jahy-tis] /ˌlær ənˈdʒaɪ tɪs/
inflammation of the , often with accompanying sore throat, hoarseness or loss of voice, and dry cough.
inflammation of the larynx
1822, Medical Latin, from comb. form of larynx (q.v.) + -itis.
laryngitis lar·yn·gi·tis (lār’ĭn-jī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the larynx.
lar’yn·git’ic (-jĭt’ĭk) adj.
Inflammation of the larynx, usually caused by a virus and characterized by hoarseness.
- Laryngitis stridulosa
laryngitis stridulosa laryngitis stri·du·lo·sa (strī’jə-lō’sə, strĭj’ə-) n. A catarrhal inflammation of the larynx in children, marked by night attacks of laryngismus stridulus.
1. a combining form representing larynx, in compound words: laryngotomy. combining form 1. indicating the larynx: laryngoscope laryngo- or laryng- pref. Larynx: laryngoscope.
laryngocele la·ryn·go·cele (lə-rĭng’gə-sēl’) n. An air sac connected to the larynx through the ventricle, often bulging outward into the tissue of the neck, especially during coughing.
laryngofissure la·ryn·go·fis·sure (lə-rĭng’gō-fĭsh’ər) n. Surgical opening of the larynx that is usually made through the midline of the thyroid cartilage. Also called laryngotomy, thyrotomy.