Croupous
Croupous Croup"ous (kr??p"?s), a. (Med.) Relating to or resembling croup; especially, attended with the formation of a deposit or membrane like that found in membranous croup; as, croupous laryngitis. [1913 Webster]

{Croupous pneumonia}, pneumonia attended with deposition of fibrinous matter in the air vesicles of the lungs; ordinary acute pneumonia. [1913 Webster]


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  • croupous — ˈkrüpəs adjective Etymology: croup (III) + ous 1. : relating to or resembling croup pneumonia which … was lobar in distribution and croupous in character Science 2. : attended with the formation of a deposit or membrane …   Useful english dictionary

  • croupous — See croup1. * * * …   Universalium

  • croupous — Relating to croup; marked by a fibrinous exudation …   Medical dictionary

  • croupous — adj. of or resembling croup (inflammation of the larynx and trachea) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • croupous — croup·ous …   English syllables

  • croupous — /ˈkrupəs/ (say kroohpuhs) adjective relating to, of the nature of, or resembling croup …   Australian English dictionary

  • Croupous pneumonia — Croupous Croup ous (kr??p ?s), a. (Med.) Relating to or resembling croup; especially, attended with the formation of a deposit or membrane like that found in membranous croup; as, croupous laryngitis. [1913 Webster] {Croupous pneumonia},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Croupous pneumonia — Pneumonia Pneu*mo ni*a (n[ u]*m[=o] n[i^]*[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. pneymoni a, fr. pney mwn, pl. pney mones the lungs, also, pley mwn, which is perh. the original form. Cf. {Pneumatio}, {Pulmonary}.] (Med.) Inflammation of the lungs. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • croupous conjunctivitis — pseudomembranous c …   Medical dictionary

  • croupous laryngitis — a condition seen mainly in infants or small children and characterized by a resonant barking cough, hoarseness, and stridor. Infection, allergy, a foreign body, or a tumor may be the cause. Laryngeal diphtheria was once a common cause but is now… …   Medical dictionary

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