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Pharyngitis vs. Tonsillitis

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Pharyngitisnoun

Inflammation of the pharynx.

Tonsillitisnoun

(pathology) Inflammation of the tonsils.

Pharyngitisnoun

Inflammation of the pharynx.

Tonsillitisnoun

Inflammation of the tonsils; -- same as tonsilitis.

Pharyngitisnoun

inflammation of the fauces and pharynx

Tonsillitisnoun

inflammation of the tonsils (especially the palatine tonsils)

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Pharyngitis

Pharyngitis is inflammation of the back of the throat, known as the pharynx. It typically results in a sore throat and fever.

Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils in the upper part of the throat. Tonsillitis is a type of pharyngitis that typically comes on fast (rapid onset).

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