diphtherial cough


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diphtherial cough

[difthir′ē·əl]
a brassy, noisy, crouplike cough accompanied by stridor, observed mainly in children with laryngeal diphtheria.

diphtherial cough

A cough heard in laryngeal diphtheria. It is noisy and brassy, and breathing is stridulous.
See also: cough
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