quinsy

quinsy (kwin´ze)

Obsolete term for peritonsillar abscess. [M.E. quinsie (quinesie), a corruption of L. cynanche, sore throat]
lingual q. phlegmonous inflammation of the lingual tonsil and neighboring structures.

 

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