What does the word catarrh mean?

Usage examples for catarrh

  1. A year before his death a fresh affliction was added to all the others; he thought it was catarrh, but it was probably cancer of the larynx; and it was accompanied by frequent spasms which threatened his life. – Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research by Michael Sage
  2. Nasal Catarrh may also be due to inhaling dust or irritating gases. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  3. Weak birds are very susceptible to Catarrh. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek