catarrh meaning

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  • Noun: catarrh  ku'taa(r)
    1. Inflammation of the nose and throat with increased production of mucus

    Derived forms: catarrhs

    See also: catarrhal

    Type of: inflammation, redness, rubor

    Encyclopedia: Catarrh

  • [Medicine]
    n : inflammation of a mucous membrane in humans or animals; esp : one chronically affecting the human nose and air passages — ca·tarrh·al adj — ca·tarrh·al·ly adv


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  1. i have a bad cold and i am full of catarrh
  2. i've a bad cold and i'm full of catarrh
  3. it's not only an excellent tonic for preventing illness but can also clear up colds, catarrh, viruses and fever
  4. Modern herbalists also use it to treat catarrh and kidney stones.
  5. The German Commission E sanctioned medicinal use of the plant for catarrhs.

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