pharyngo-tonsillar diphtheria

pharyngo-tonsillar diphtheria

[fə‚riŋ·gō ‚täns·əl·ər dif′thir·ē·ə]
(medicine)
A type of diphtheria that is characterized by a sore throat, difficulty in swallowing, and low-grade fever.
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