streptococcal tonsillitis


streptococcal tonsillitis
acute tonsillitis resulting from streptococcal pharyngitis that infects the tonsils.

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  • tonsillitis — tonsillitic /ton seuh lit ik/, adj. /ton seuh luy tis/, n. Pathol. inflammation of a tonsil or the tonsils. [1795 1805; < L tonsill(ae) tonsils + ITIS] * * * Inflammatory infection of the tonsils, usually with hemolytic streptococci (see… …   Universalium

  • streptococcal pharyngitis — an acute variety caused by infection with Streptococcus pyogenes; it occurs in epidemics and is usually spread by droplets or in air, although it can also be spread by direct contact and in food. Characteristics include intense local hyperemia,… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Tonsillitis — Inflammation of the of a tonsil, typically as a result of infection by either a virus or bacteria. * * * Inflammation of a tonsil, especially of the palatine tonsil. [tonsil + G. itis, inflammation] lacunar t. inflammation of the mucous membrane …   Medical dictionary

  • tonsillitis — n. inflammation of the tonsils due to bacterial or viral infection, causing a sore throat, fever, and difficulty in swallowing. If tonsillitis due to streptococcal infection is not treated (by antibiotics) it may lead to rheumatic fever or… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • acute tonsillitis — tonsillitis of abrupt onset, usually due to infection with a bacteria (commonly a beta hemolytic streptococcus) or a virus. Characteristics include swelling, chills and fever, headache, and pain in the throat with dysphagia. See also lacunar t.… …   Medical dictionary

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