\stˈafɪlˌə͡ʊdɪmə], \stˈafɪlˌəʊdɪmə], \s_t_ˈa_f_ɪ_l_ˌəʊ_d_ɪ_m_ə]\
Definitions of STAPHYLOEDEMA
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
Relaxation and tumefaction of the uvula, which, either from inflammation or infiltration, hangs down so as to occasion difficult deglutition, cough, &c. Scarification, astringent gargles, and, if necessary, excision, constitute the treatment.
By Robley Dunglison
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