diphtheritic pharyngitis


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diphtheritic pharyngitis

Etymology: Gk, diphtheria + pharynx, throat, itis, inflammation
an inflammation of the pharynx caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae and associated with the formation of a false membrane. See also diphtheria.

diphtheritic pharyngitis

Sore throat with general symptoms of diphtheria and formation of a true membrane.
See also: pharyngitis