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Glossary for Sore throat in tonsillitis

Medical terms related to Sore throat in tonsillitis or mentioned in this section include:

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  • Glossitis in children:
  • Sore throat: Discomfort in the throat or with swallowing
  • Throat pain: The occurrence of pain which is located in the throat
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Tonsillitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the tonsils

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