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laryngitis characterized by dryness and crusting of the mucous membrane of the larynx.
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la·ryn·gi·tis sic·ca(lar'in-jī'tis sik'ă)
Laryngitis characterized by dryness and crusting of the mucous membrane of the larynx.
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Loss of normal lubrication of the vocal folds as a result of dehydration, breathing through the mouth, or medications that dry the mucus membranes, e.g., antihistamines or anticholinergic drugs.
See also: laryngitis
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