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lar·yn·gi·tis

laryngitis

 
pronunciation:
lae rIn jaI tihs
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part of speech: noun
definition: an inflammation of the part of the throat called the larynx. A person with laryngitis might not be able to speak louder than a whisper.
derivation: laryngitic (adj.)
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The word laryngitis contains the following part:
-itis Greek noun-forming suffix that means inflammation