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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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Adj.1.catarrhal - of or relating to a catarrh; "catarrhal fever is any of several respiratory or oral diseases of livestock such as bluetongue in horses and sheep"




[kəˈtɑːrəl] adjcatarrale


a. catarral, referente a un catarro.
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12,13] The harmful effects of smoking can be manifested primarily by catarrh as well as by limitation of flow of these two types, the catarrhal is more common; it occurs in about 80% of smokers.
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Despite the reported ailments, the patient was treated in an outpatient setting and was diagnosed with catarrhal gastritis and neurotic disorders.
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AM in non-atrophic antrum-gastritis (group 1) was characterized by structural alterations indicating the development of chronic catarrhal damage.
Cases of catarrhal fever have appeared among sheep in the Larnaca district, the veterinary services said on Monday, reassuring the public that it did not affect humans.
Urine samples from dogs with clinical suspicion of CDV such as conjunctivitis, bronchitis, catarrhal pneumonia, gastroenteritis or neurological disturbances and 10 urines samples from healthy dogs without sign of CD were collected.
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The virus also impacts ferrets causing gastrointestinal consequences known as epizootic catarrhal enteritis (ECE) or can mutate into a more deadly version in the form of ferret systemic coronavirus (FSC).