What does catarrh mean?

catarrh meaning in General Dictionary

An inflammatory love of every mucous membrane by which there are obstruction swelling and an altertion inside volume and top-notch mucus released as catarrh of the tummy catarrh of kidney

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  • irritation associated with nostrils and neck with additional production of mucus
  • An inflammatory love of every mucous membrane, in which you will find obstruction, swelling, and an altertion within the amount and quality of mucus secreted; because, catarrh of belly; catarrh of this kidney.

catarrh meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., from Medieval Latin catarrus, from Late Latin catarrhus, from Greek katarrhous "a catarrh, a head cold," virtually "a flowing down," earlier kata rrhoos, ultimately from kata- "down" (see cata-) + rhein "to move" (see rheum). Related: Catarrhalcatarrhous.

Sentence Examples with the word catarrh

The chief interest of the place centres in its brine springs which are largely impregnated with carbonic acid gas and oxide of iron, and are efficacious in chronic catarrh of the respiratory organs, in liver and stomach disorders and women's diseases.

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