ETYM Latin, from angere to strangle, to choke. Related to Anger.
Or angina pectoris; Severe pain in the chest due to impaired blood supply to the heart muscle because a coronary artery is narrowed. Faintness and difficulty in breathing accompany the pain. Treatment is by drugs or bypass surgery.
Any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain.
Quinsy; any inflammation of throat or trachea. angina pectoris, spasm of the chest resulting from disease of heart or arteries.
A disease of infants and young children; harsh coughing and hoarseness and fever and difficult breathing; SYN. spasmodic laryngitis.
Inflammation of the larynx in small children, with harsh, difficult breathing and hoarse coughing. Croup is most often associated with viral infection of the respiratory tract.
Množina reči cynanche je cynanches.
any inflammatory disease of throat, etc.
quinsy / kwɪnzi /
Množina reči quinsy je quinsies.
Sinonimi: peritonsillar abscess
ETYM Contr. from squinancy, French esquinancie, Latin cynanche a sort of sore throat, Greek, sore throat, dog quinsy, from kynos dog + anchein to choke; cf. also Latin synanche sore throat, Greek. Related to Hound, Anger.
A painful inflammation of the tonsils and surrounding tissues.
Old disease like tonsilitis.
Severe inflammation of tonsils and throat.
Or peritonsillar abscess abscess in the soft palate near one of the tonsils. It may occur in tonsillitis.