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ca·tarrh

 (kə-tär′)
n.
Copious discharge of mucus associated with inflammation of mucous membranes, especially of the nose and throat.

[Middle English catarre, from Old French catarrhe, from Late Latin catarrhus, from Greek katarrous, from katarrein, to flow down : kata-, cata- + rhein, to flow; see sreu- in Indo-European roots.]

ca·tarrh′al, ca·tarrh′ous adj.
ca·tarrh′al·ly adv.
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catarrh

(kəˈtɑː)
n
1. (Medicine) inflammation of a mucous membrane with increased production of mucus, esp affecting the nose and throat in the common cold
2. (Medicine) the mucus so formed
[C16: via French from Late Latin catarrhus, from Greek katarrous, from katarrhein to flow down, from kata- down + rhein to flow]
caˈtarrhal, caˈtarrhous adj
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ca•tarrh

(kəˈtɑr)

n.
inflammation of a mucous membrane, esp. of the respiratory tract, causing excessive secretions.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin catarrhus < Greek katárrous literally, down-flowing]
ca•tarrh′al, ca•tarrh′ous, adj.
ca•tarrh′al•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.catarrh - inflammation of the nose and throat with increased production of mucus
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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Translations
katar
katarslimhindebetændelse
nuha
hunjavica
hurut
slímhúîaròroti
カタル
카타르
kataras
katars
katar
katarr
โรคหวัดที่มีน้ำมูกไหลออกมา
chứng chảy, viêm chảy

catarrh

[kəˈtɑːʳ] Ncatarro m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

catarrh

[kəˈtɑːr] ncatarrhe m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

catarrh

nKatarr(h) m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

catarrh

[kəˈtɑːʳ] ncatarro
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

catarrh

(kəˈtaː) noun
inflammation of the lining of the nose and throat causing a discharge of thick fluid.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

catarrh

اِلْتِهَابُ القَنَاةِ التَنَفُّسِيَّة katar katar Katarrh συνάχι catarro, resfriado nuha catarrhe hunjavica catarro カタル 카타르 slijmvliesontsteking katarr katar catarro катар katarr โรคหวัดที่มีน้ำมูกไหลออกมา akıntı chứng chảy, viêm chảy 粘膜炎
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ca·tarrh

n. catarro, resfriado, constipado.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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While wildebeest carry diseases, like the virus that causes malignant catarrh fever in cattle.
We had lots of discussions with the vets and they discovered she had malignant catarrh fever, which usually has a 100 per cent death rate.
Are we to build "cattle" dips for the buffalo and wildebeest, the carriers of some of the most deadly stock diseases such as East Coast Fever (buffalo), Anthrax (buffalo and all warm-blooded animals), Rinderpest (buffalo and other wild fauna), Foot and Mouth disease (nearly all ruminants), the lethal Malignant Catarrh (Wildebeest) and Trypanosomiasis (nearly all wild animals)?

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