epiglottiditis


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ep·i·glot·ti·tis

(ep'i-glot-ī'tis),
Inflammation of the epiglottis, which may cause respiratory obstruction, especially in children; frequently due to infection by Haemophilus influenzae type b. See: supraglottitis.
Synonym(s): epiglottiditis

epiglottiditis