stridulous


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strid·u·lous

 (strĭj′ə-ləs)
adj.
1. Characterized by or making a shrill grating sound or noise.
2. Relating to or characterized by stridor.

[From Latin strīdulus, from strīdēre, to make harsh sounds, ultimately of imitative origin.]

strid′u·lous·ly adv.

stridulous

(ˈstrɪdjʊləs) or

stridulant

adj
1. making a harsh, shrill, or grating noise
2. (Pathology) pathol of, relating to, or characterized by stridor
[C17: from Latin strīdulus, from strīdēre to make a harsh noise. See strident]
ˈstridulously, ˈstridulantly adv
ˈstridulousness, ˈstridulance n
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Within minutes of being in the recovery area, he was acutely stridulous.
Vocal cord paralysis should be high on the differential diagnosis list in any stridulous child with a significant medical history in the newborn period, because prolonged intubation is a risk factor, as is cardiac surgery, particularly patent ductus arteriosus ligation and aortic reconstruction, which can stretch or damage the recurrent laryngeal nerve.
The patient was referred to the ENT department, where a detailed examination revealed that he was indeed stridulous and febrile.