[Ads-l] Antedating of "Laryngitis"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 31 03:49:32 UTC 2016

laryngitis (OED 1822)

1815 _New-England Journal of Medicine and Surgery_ Apr. 196 (American Periodical Series)  THE Gazette de Santé, dated the 21st of June, contains two cases of Laryngitis, Angine Laryngé aedemateuse, Gonflement ou aedeme de la Glotte, which occurred in the Hotel Dieu, during a cold, rainy, and very variable season.

Fred Shapiro

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