Definition of Spasmodic laryngitis

1. Noun. A disease of infants and young children; harsh coughing and hoarseness and fever and difficult breathing.

Exact synonyms: Croup
Generic synonyms: Angina
Derivative terms: Croupy



Medical Definition of Spasmodic laryngitis

1. Catarrhal inflammation of the larynx in children, accompanied by night attacks of spasmodic closure of the glottis, causing inspiratory stridor. Synonym: spasmodic laryngitis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spasmodic Laryngitis

spasm band
spasm bands
spasm of accommodation
spasmatic
spasmatical
spasmed
spasmic
spasmin
spasming
spasmo-
spasmocanulase
spasmodic
spasmodic asthma
spasmodic dysmenorrhoea
spasmodic dysphonia
spasmodic laryngitis (current term)
spasmodic stricture
spasmodic tic
spasmodic torticollis
spasmodical
spasmodically
spasmogen
spasmogenic
spasmogenically
spasmogens
spasmoid
spasmology
spasmolygmus
spasmolysis
spasmolytic

Literary usage of Spasmodic laryngitis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1901)
"The high rate of mortality is due to the fact that this operation is as a rule too long delayed. IV. spasmodic laryngitis ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1905)
"spasmodic laryngitis (Laryngismus stridulus). Spasm of the glottis is met with in many affections of the larynx, but there is a special disease in children ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler, Thomas McCrae (1916)
"spasmodic laryngitis (Laryngismus stridulus) Spasm of the glottis is met with in many affections of the larynx, ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Children by John Forsyth Meigs (1877)
"spasmodic laryngitis is a disease of the larynx almost peculiar to children, ... We prefer the term spasmodic laryngitis, because it is expressive of the ..."

5. A Treatise on the diseases of infancy and childhood by Job Lewis Smith (1886)
"spasmodic laryngitis is. in exceptional instances, the precursor of other serious ... It has been stated that measles often begins with spasmodic laryngitis ..."

6. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders, John Herr Musser (1907)
"... augmenting the laryngeal irritation and of adding fresh irritation in adjacent parts, particularly in the tracheo-bronchial tract. spasmodic laryngitis. ..."

7. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders (1902)
"... augmenting the laryngeal irritation and of adding fresh irritation in adjacent parts, particularly in the tracheo-bronchial tract. spasmodic laryngitis. ..."

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