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cynanche


cynanche


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cynanche  \Cy*nan"che\  (s?-n?n"k?),  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?????  a  dog's 
  collar,  a  bad  kind  of  sore  throat.  Cf  {Quinsy}.]  (Med.) 
  Any  disease  of  the  tonsils,  throat,  or  windpipe,  attended 
  with  inflammation,  swelling,  and  difficulty  of  breathing  and 
  swallowing.