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  1. streptococcal sore throat, strep throat, streptococcus tonsilitis, septic sore throat, throat infectionnoun

    an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus


  1. throat infection

    A throat infection, also known as pharyngitis, is an inflammation of the pharynx, situated in the back of the throat. It is typically caused by a viral or bacterial infection and characterized by symptoms such as a sore throat, swelling, discomfort, trouble swallowing, and sometimes fever or coughing. Streptococcal bacteria (Strep throat) is a common bacterial cause. Other infections such as tonsillitis and laryngitis may occur simultaneously.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of throat infection in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of throat infection in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  • தொண்டை தொற்றுTamil
  • การติดเชื้อคอThai

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