Stridulous laryngitis
Stridulous Strid"u*lous, a. [L. stridulus. See {Strident}.] Making a shrill, creaking sound. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

The Sarmatian boor driving his stridulous cart. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

{Stridulous laryngitis} (Med.), a form of croup, or laryngitis, in children, associated with dyspn[oe]a, occurring usually at night, and marked by crowing or stridulous breathing. [1913 Webster]


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  • Stridulous — Strid u*lous, a. [L. stridulus. See {Strident}.] Making a shrill, creaking sound. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] The Sarmatian boor driving his stridulous cart. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] {Stridulous laryngitis} (Med.), a form of croup, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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