sore throat(redirected from herpetic sore throat)
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Any of various inflammations of the tonsils, pharynx, or larynx characterized by pain in swallowing.
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1. a painful or sensitive condition of the throat due to pharyngitis.
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|Noun||1.||sore throat - inflammation of the fauces and pharynx|
inflammatory disease - a disease characterized by inflammation
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