Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

Excessive secretion from a mucous membrane, as of the throat and head.

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Usage examples "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", Michael Sage.
  2. Nasal Catarrh may also be due to inhaling dust or irritating gases. - "The Veterinarian", Chas. J. Korinek.
  3. Weak birds are very susceptible to Catarrh. - "The Veterinarian", Chas. J. Korinek.