What Is Pharyngitis? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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What is the definition of pharyngitis?

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1. Treatment for a sore throat caused by a bacteria includes:

2. The term for inflammation of the flap covering the windpipe is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet gauges your level of understanding about pharyngitis. Information you should be familiar with includes the muscles that can become strained from sore throats and the age group that is commonly affected by croup.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments will test you on:

  • The medical term used to describe inflammation of the flap of tissue that covers the windpipe
  • The definition of pharyngitis
  • The best treatment for a bacterial throat infection

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on pharyngitis
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the medical term that is used to describe inflammation of the flap of tissue that covers the windpipe
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the best treatment for a bacterial throat infection

Additional Learning

To reinforce your knowledge of pharyngitis, check the related lesson titled What is Pharyngitis? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Recall the difference between viral and bacterial infections and examples of each
  • Review the range of symptoms people can experience with pharyngitis
  • Learn about the treatment options dependent on the type of infection a person has