Meaning of herpangina

her•pan•gi•na

Pronunciation: (hûr"pan-jī'nu, hur-pan'ju-nu), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. an infectious disease, esp. of children, characterized by a sudden occurrence of fever, loss of appetite, and throat ulcerations, caused by a Coxsackie virus.
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