Pathology. inflammation of a mucous membrane, especially of the respiratory tract, accompanied by excessive secretions.
The menus for colds, catarrh, hay fever, and asthma may be used for influenza.
Encyclopedia of Diet, Vol. 4 (of 5) Eugene Christian
One said to the other “By the way how is that catarrh of yours?”
Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 3, January 19, 1884. Various
To this abstinence Mrs. Rathbun attributes the curing of catarrh, from which she had suffered previously.
The No Breakfast Plan and the Fasting-Cure Edward Hooker Dewey
Consumption, pneumonia, catarrh, deafness are some of their names.
Girls and Women Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}
In a German work on pharmacy I find that it is recommended in catarrh of the stomach and for “Katzenjammer.”
Birds and all Nature, Vol. V, No. 2, February 1899 Various
She is suffering from a slight attack of catarrh of the stomach.
The Memoirs of Victor Hugo Victor Hugo
catarrh by contiguity of tissue is the most frequent factor.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various
His face is red, and his voice rough, by the same process of drink and catarrh.
Coaches and Coaching Leigh Hunt
A sure preventive and cure for roup, colds, canker, catarrh and similar diseases.
Pratt’s Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry Pratt Food Co.
A neglected cold, cough, or catarrh may soon develop this fatality.
The Funny Side of Physic A. D. Crabtre
inflammation of a mucous membrane with increased production of mucus, esp affecting the nose and throat in the common cold
the mucus so formed
late 14c., from Medieval Latin catarrus, from Late Latin catarrhus, from Greek katarrhous “a catarrh, a head cold,” literally “a flowing down,” earlier kata rrhoos, ultimately from kata- “down” (see cata-) + rhein “to flow” (see rheum). Related: Catarrhalcatarrhous.
catarrh ca·tarrh (kə-tär’)
Inflammation of mucous membranes, especially of the nose and throat.
Pathology. inflammation of a mucous membrane, especially of the respiratory tract, accompanied by excessive secretions. Historical Examples We shall consider the subject therefore under two forms—namely, catarrhal; Erythematous gastritis. A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various In decoction it is used as an eye-wash in catarrhal conjunctivitis. The Medicinal Plants of […]
- Catarrhal gastritis
catarrhal gastritis catarrhal gastritis n. Gastritis with excessive secretion of mucus. Historical Examples Autopsy: Severe pulmonary congestion; catarrhal gastritis; mild enteritis with small hemorrhagic areas on mucosa. The Toxicity of Caffein William Salant In the milder forms of catarrhal gastritis more frequently met with there is seldom complaint of pain. A System of Practical Medicine […]
- Catarrhal inflammation
catarrhal inflammation 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. Historical Examples The fever is not a result of the catarrhal inflammation, […]