cynanche


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cynanche

(sɪˈnæŋkɪ)
n
any disease of the throat characterized by inflammation and swelling
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All this was replaced by the practitioner inspecting the sick person for diagnostic signs, which could, in turn, be expressed in the technical and often Latinate jargon of scientific medicine: cynanche, tussis, ulcus cruris (leg ulcer), and so forth.
Enter Pogio running in, and knocking at Cynanches doore.