• WordNet 3.6
    • n pharyngitis inflammation of the fauces and pharynx
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pharyngitis (Med) Inflammation of the pharynx.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pharyngitis Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the pharynx.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pharyngitis inflammation of the mucous membrane of the pharynx
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Pharynx, and -itis
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Late L.,—Gr. pharyngkx, the pharynx.


In literature:

By contraction of the pharyngeal and laryngeal muscles they also imitate tones from a distance.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The ninth pair, the glosso-pharyngeal, are partly sensory and partly motor.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
The pharyngeal teeth are subulate and acute, and of unequal heights.
"Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1." by J Lort Stokes
Has dry pharyngitis and is complaining of sore throat.
"The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28" by Various
This tube is continued into a deeper pharyngeal apparatus of unknown function.
"Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole" by Gary N. Calkins
The first gill-slit, or, as Rathke here prefers to call it, pharyngeal slit, closes completely in snakes and in Urodeles.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
But the resources for mischief of this pharyngeal "Old Man of the Sea" are not even yet exhausted.
"Preventable Diseases" by Woods Hutchinson
In pharyngitis one of the symptoms is a return through the nose of fluid that the horse attempts to swallow.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
The swelling on the left side of the neck is due to a retro-pharyngeal abscess.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Pharyngitis is an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the pharynx.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Describe the glosso-pharyngeal nerve.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
Into the pharyngeal cavity open salivary glands and radular sac.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
X, Of the pneumogastric and glosso-pharyngeal nerves.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4" by Various
The pharyngeal arches of the hybrids are peculiarly deformed.
"Five Natural Hybrid Combinations in Minnows (Cyprinidae)" by Frank B. Cross
For in the medulla are found the nerve nuclei which preside over the facial, laryngeal and pharyngeal muscles.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
The tone receives its expression from the pharyngeal cavity.
"Seed Thoughts for Singers" by Frank Herbert Tubbs
Coryza frequently commences at or about the time of the pharyngitis.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
In the larval lamprey the thyroid develops as a longitudinal groove on the pharyngeal floor.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various
The pharyngeal region, immediately after it has become established, gives rise to a series of paired pouches.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour

In news:

Injury to the internal carotid artery during routine pharyngeal surgery is a rare and potentially catastrophic complication.
Sensitivity and specificity of rapid antigen detection testing for diagnosing pharyngitis in the emergency department.
Acute pharyngitis in adults is primarily a viral infection.
Biphasic synovial sarcoma of the posterior pharyngeal wall: A case report.
Effects of chlorhexidine /benzydamine mouth spray on pain and quality of life in acute viral pharyngitis: A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study.
Pharyngocele, or lateral pharyngeal diverticulum (LPD), is rare, as only a few cases have been described.
Effects of chlorhexidine/benzydamine mouth spray on pain and quality of life in acute viral pharyngitis: A prospective, randomized, double-blind , placebo-controlled, multicenter study.
Outbreaks of streptococcal pharyngitis associated with eating of contaminated food have seldomly been reported, particularly after the introduction of milk pasteurisation.
FDA cleared Meridian Bioscience's illumingene® molecular diagnostic test for Group A Streptococcus pharyngitis.
Strep throat , also known as streptococcal pharyngitis, is the most common bacterial throat infection, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Biphasic synovial sarcoma of the posterior pharyngeal wall: A case report.
The study, published online in the American Journal of Epidemiology, found an inverse relationship between caffeinated coffee intake and oral/pharyngeal cancer mortality.
Good news for heavy coffee drinkers: That cup of joe may lower your risk for oral and pharyngeal cancers.
If it's because of an infection, like strep throat, pharyngitis or even meningitis, antibiotic medication might be needed.
Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing detected severe pharyngeal dysphagia and aspiration, as well as an intermittent cough reflex with all consistencies in the upright position .