- 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 catarrhal
In decoction it is used as an eye-wash in catarrhal conjunctivitis.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
An excellent remedy for bronchitis, colds, and catarrhal coughs.
It usually follows a catarrhal "cold in the head" with a cough.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)
It is stimulant, diaphoretic, and expectorant; is used in quinsy, and by the native doctors of Travancore in catarrhal affections.
Catarrhal laryngitis, or pseudo-croup, is a feverish disease.
- 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.