pharyngitis

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phar·yn·gi·tis

 (făr′ĭn-jī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the pharynx.

pharyngitis

(ˌfærɪnˈdʒaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the pharynx

phar•yn•gi•tis

(ˌfær ɪnˈdʒaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the mucous membrane of the pharynx; sore throat.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pharyngitis - inflammation of the fauces and pharynxpharyngitis - inflammation of the fauces and pharynx
inflammatory disease - a disease characterized by inflammation
septic sore throat, strep throat, streptococcal sore throat, streptococcus tonsilitis, throat infection - an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
Translations

pharyngitis

[ˌfærɪnˈdʒaɪtɪs] Nfaringitis f

pharyngitis

nRachenkatarr(h) m, → Pharyngitis f (spec)

pharyngitis

[ˌfærɪnˈdʒaɪtɪs] nfaringite f

phar·yn·gi·tis

n. faringitis, infl. de la faringe.

pharyngitis

n faringitis f
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Results showed grade 3 complications (mostly asymptomatic leukocytopenia and thrombocytopenia) in seven patients, and febrile neutropenia with bacterial pharyngitis in one patient.
Group A beta-haemolytic streptococcus is another name for Streptococcus pyogenes, a Gram-positive bacterial species responsible for not only bacterial pharyngitis, but also impetigo, scarlet fever, toxic shock syndrome, necrotising fasciitis and pneumococcal pneumonia.
Pharyngitis in adults is caused by a bacterial infection in approximately 5 - 10% of patients, while in children bacterial pharyngitis accounts for 30 - 40% of cases.