Definition of Laryngostenosis

1. Noun. Abnormal narrowing of the larynx.

Generic synonyms: Stenosis, Stricture



Medical Definition of Laryngostenosis

1. Stricture or narrowing of the larynx. This condition may be developmental or acquired; with progressive respiratory difficulty as a symptom. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laryngostenosis

laryngoplegia
laryngoptosis
laryngorrhoea
laryngoscope
laryngoscopes
laryngoscopic
laryngoscopies
laryngoscopist
laryngoscopists
laryngoscopy
laryngospasm
laryngospasms
laryngospastic
laryngospastic reflex
laryngostasis
laryngostenosis (current term)
laryngostomy
laryngostroboscope
laryngotome
laryngotomes
laryngotomies
laryngotomy
laryngotracheal
laryngotracheal diphtheria
laryngotracheal diverticulum
laryngotracheal groove
laryngotracheitis
laryngotracheobronchitis
laryngotracheobronchopneumonitis
laryngotracheotomies

Literary usage of Laryngostenosis

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1. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1879)
"The lesions which produce laryngostenosis in syphilis are different, ... The slow form of syphilitic laryngostenosis may be complicated by oedema and ..."

2. Practical Pediatrics by Eugen Graetzer (1905)
"In all three eventualities an acute laryngostenosis may supervene and render the ... Such an acute laryngostenosis may be due to other underlying causes and ..."

3. Monthly Abstract of Medical Science: A Digest of Medicine and the Collateral (1879)
"Except the case of growth, the local treatment of syphilitic laryngostenosis is useless. 18. In the overwhelming majority of cases, the choice of treatment ..."

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