infectious laryngotracheitis
/leuh ring"goh tray'kee uy"tis, -ring'-/, Vet. Pathol.
a viral disease of adult chickens, characterized by inflammation and hemorrhage of the larynx and trachea and, in many cases, resulting in asphyxiation.
[LARYNGO- + TRACHEITIS]

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