cynanche


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cynanche

(sɪˈnæŋkɪ)
n
any disease of the throat characterized by inflammation and swelling
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This was the outbreak of colds, sore throat, and upset stomach (called in the Register "acute catarrh," "cynanche," and "dyspepsia") which occurred between 12 December 1841 and 14 March 1842.
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.