- Pathology. inflammation of a mucous membrane, especially of the respiratory tract, accompanied by excessive secretions.
Origin of catarrh
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Historical Examples of catarrh
One said to the other "By the way how is that Catarrh of yours?"
Consumption, pneumonia, catarrh, deafness are some of their names.Girls and Women
Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}
The causes of catarrh are many: the most common cause is a cold.Woman
William J. Robinson
The catarrh has left, while his stomach is simply doing nobly.
Never was a catarrh so sudden, so universal, or so ill-timed.History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete
John Lothrop Motley
- inflammation of a mucous membrane with increased production of mucus, esp affecting the nose and throat in the common cold
- the mucus so formed
Word Origin for catarrh
- Inflammation of mucous membranes, especially of the nose and throat.