Stridor



noun
1.
a harsh, grating, or creaking sound.
2.
Pathology. a harsh respiratory sound due to any of various forms of obstruction of the breathing passages.
noun
1.
(pathol) a high-pitched whistling sound made during respiration, caused by obstruction of the air passages
2.
(mainly literary) a harsh or shrill sound

stridor stri·dor (strī’dər, -dôr’)
n.
A high-pitched noisy sound occurring during inhalation or exhalation, a sign of respiratory obstruction.

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