faucitis


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sore throat

 [sor thrōt]
1. inflammation of the throat; called also faucitis.
clergyman's sore throat loss of the voice from overuse, as by clergymen; called also dysphonia clericorum.
streptococcal sore throat a sore throat caused by a streptococcus; see also streptococcal sore throat.
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