Catarrhous
Catarrhous Ca*tarrh"ous, a. Catarrhal. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • catarrhous — See catarrhal. * * * …   Universalium

  • catarrhous — adj. of mucous, of catarrh …   English contemporary dictionary

  • catarrhous — ca·tarrh·ous …   English syllables

  • catarrhous — kəˈtärəs, ȧr adjective Etymology: French catarrheux, from catarrhe + eux ous archaic : catarrhal …   Useful english dictionary

  • catarrh — catarrhal, catarrhous, adj. catarrhally, adv. /keuh tahr /, n. Pathol. inflammation of a mucous membrane, esp. of the respiratory tract, accompanied by excessive secretions. [1350 1400; ME < LL catarrhus < Gk katárrous lit., down flowing, equiv.… …   Universalium

  • catarrh — [kə tär′] n. [ME catarre < Fr catarrhe < LL catarrhus < Gr katarrhoos < katarrhein, to flow down < kata , down + rhein, to flow: see STREAM] inflammation of a mucous membrane, esp. of the nose or throat, causing an increased flow… …   English World dictionary

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