catarrhal inflammation n.
An inflammatory process that occurs in mucous membranes and is characterized by increased blood flow to the mucosal vessels, edema of the interstitial tissue, enlargement of the secretory epithelial cells, and profuse discharge of mucus and epithelial debris.
The fever is not a result of the catarrhal inflammation, nor are the nervous symptoms the result of both the others.
We not infrequently see a catarrhal inflammation of the eyes run through a whole family.
The symptoms of hay fever resemble those of catarrhal inflammation, but the resemblance is only superficial.
It is better to throw overboard both the name and the idea of catarrhal inflammation or rhinitis and start afresh.
When the bile flows into the intestine, digestion is resumed and the catarrhal inflammation subsides.