laryngismus


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laryngismus

 [lar″in-jiz´mus]
spasm of the larynx. adj., adj laryngis´mal.
laryngismus stri´dulus sudden laryngeal spasm with crowing inhalations, usually seen in children at night; called also pseudocroup.

lar·yn·gis·mus

(lar'in-jiz'mŭs),
A spasmodic narrowing or closure of the rima glottidis.
[L. fr. G. larynx, + -ismos, -ism]

la·ryn·gis·mus

(lar'in-jiz'mŭs)
A spasmodic narrowing or closure of the rima glottidis.
[L. fr. G. larynx, + -ismos, -ism]