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Medical Term:

congenital stridor

 

Definition: crowing inspiration occurring at birth or within the first few months of life; sometimes without apparent cause and sometimes due to abnormal flaccidity of epiglottis or arytenoids.

Synonym(s): laryngeal stridor

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