atrophic pharyngitis


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a·troph·ic phar·yn·gi·tis

chronic pharyngitis accompanied by a varying degree of atrophy of the mucous glands and absence of their secretion.
Synonym(s): pharyngitis sicca
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atrophic pharyngitis

A chronic form of pharyngitis with some atrophy of mucous glands and abnormal secretion.
See also: pharyngitis
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